fighting


fighting
fighting prp. of FIGHT (Cf. fight) (v.). Fighting chance is from 1877; fighting mad is attested by 1750.

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  • Fighting — Fight ing, a. 1. Qualified for war; fit for battle. [1913 Webster] An host of fighting men. 2 Chron. xxvi. 11. [1913 Webster] 2. Occupied in war; being the scene of a battle; as, a fighting field. Pope. [1913 Webster] {A fighting chance}, one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fighting — ou Combats de rue au Québec (Fighting) est un film américain réalisé par Dito Montiel en 2009 et sorti le 24 juin 2009. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fighting — [adj] aggressive, warlike angry, argumentative, battling, bellicose, belligerent, boxing, brawling, combative, contending, contentious, determined, disputatious, disputative, fencing, ferocious, hawkish, hostile, jingoistic, jousting, martial,… …   New thesaurus

  • fighting — index belligerency, conflict, litigious, offensive (taking the initiative), pugnacious, strife Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fighting — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bitter, fierce, hard, heavy, intense, serious ▪ bloody ▪ continued …   Collocations dictionary

  • fighting — n. 1) to step up the fighting 2) bitter, fierce, hard, heavy; hand to hand fighting 3) clean; dirty fighting 4) street fighting 5) fighting breaks out; rages * * * [ faɪtɪŋ] dirty fighting fierce hand to hand fighting hard heavy …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Fighting — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Fighting Produktionsland USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fighting */*/ — UK [ˈfaɪtɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) a situation in which people hit, kick, or bite each other fighting between: There was fighting between rival fans after the match. fighting breaks out (= starts): The police were called in as fighting broke …   English dictionary

  • fighting — I noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle (Freq. 25) a fight broke out at the hockey game there was fighting in the streets the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap • Syn: ↑fight, ↑combat, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fighting — fight|ing [ˈfaıtıŋ] n [U] when people or groups fight each other in a war, in the street etc fighting between ▪ heavy fighting between government and rebel forces ▪ Fighting broke out in the crowds …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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