Associations to the word «Fighting»


FIGHTING, verb. Present participle of fight
FIGHTING, adjective. Engaged in war or other conflict.
FIGHTING, adjective. Apt to provoke a fight.
FIGHTING, noun. A fight or battle; an occasion on which people fight
FIGHTING BACK, verb. Present participle of fight back
FIGHTING CHANCE, noun. (idiomatic) A chance that is dependent on success in a struggle.
FIGHTING CHANCES, noun. Plural of fighting chance
FIGHTING FISH, noun. A small aggressive freshwater fish originating from Thailand, popular as aquarium fish, Betta splendens.
FIGHTING GAME, noun. (video game genre) A video game genre based around interpersonal combat often in a tournament setting, in which characters fight until their HP is depleted or the round timer expires.
FIGHTING GAMES, noun. Plural of fighting game
FIGHTING WORDS, noun. (set phrase) Aggressive remarks that foreseeably may lead to a potentially violent confrontation; in law, often considered mitigation for otherwise sanctionable behavior (fighting).

Dictionary definition

FIGHTING, noun. The act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap".
FIGHTING, adjective. Engaged in or ready for military or naval operations; "on active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review the fighting forces".

Wise words

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