follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

escort fighter

noun
1.
a fighter plane equipped to accompany other planes, especially bombers, on missions as a protection against air attack.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for escort fighter
  • escort fighter planes were then sent to protect their own reconnaissance planes.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for escort fighter

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for escort

8
9
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for escort fighter