Definition of crime-fighter in US English:

crime-fighter

noun

  • See crime-fighting

    • ‘Dispersal orders are another powerful tool available to crime-fighters.’
    • ‘The campaign has been so successful in its first six months that neighbouring crime-fighters are joining the scheme.’
    • ‘Yes, but none of the previous artists were assisted by a suave TV crime-fighter driving a car with a mind of its own.’
    • ‘Huge reductions in robberies and burglaries have earned Bradford's crime-fighters praise from the Government.’
    • ‘It was clear that the crime-fighters keep abreast (so to speak) of technology.’

Pronunciation

crime-fighter

/ˈkraɪmˌfaɪdər//ˈkrīmˌfīdər/