escort fighter


noun

a fighter plane equipped to accompany other planes, especially bombers, on missions as a protection against air attack.

Nearby words

  1. escondido,
  2. esconson,
  3. escorial,
  4. escort,
  5. escort carrier,
  6. escribe,
  7. escritoire,
  8. escrow,
  9. escuage,
  10. escudero

Origin of escort fighter

First recorded in 1945–50

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