a warrior

A "warrior" is someone who fights in battles.

We mostly use the word "warrior" to talk about people from the past who fought hand-to-hand, using things like swords, bows and arrows, and spears. Warriors were not only strong, but also a little wild.

You could also call a modern soldier a "warrior". In that case, it would sound like that soldier was very strong, brave, and determined.

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