[ fahy-ting ]
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  1. fit to fight: a boxer who's no longer in fighting shape.

  2. tending or meant to stir up a fight or hostility: fighting words.

Origin of fighting

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English; fight + -ing2

Other words from fighting

  • un·fight·ing, adjective

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