Definition of dogfighter in English:



See dogfight

  • ‘The F-16 was designed to be the world's best dogfighter, able to achieve extremely high kill ratios either with its Sidewinder missiles or with its guns.’
  • ‘They made their search strategic, like experienced dogfighters; swerving around one another to avoid any other possible attacks that so took their over-eager friends.’
  • ‘The choppers were poor speed-combatants, but they were deadly dogfighters.’
  • ‘You can fly your space superiority fighter as if it were a WWII dogfighter, and computer-assisted avionics will ensure that the craft responds appropriately.’
  • ‘Colonel McQueen was a brilliant leader, tactician and deadly dogfighter.’