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English adjective: belligerent

1. belligerent characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight


SamplesAggressive acts against another country.
A belligerent tone.


Synonymsaggressive


Similarhostile


Antonymsamicable

2. belligerent engaged in war


SamplesBelligerent (or warring) nations.


Synonymsmilitant, war-ridden, warring


Similarunpeaceful


Antonymspeaceful, peaceable


English noun: belligerent

1. belligerent (person) someone who fights (or is fighting)


Synonymsbattler, combatant, fighter, scrapper


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)boxer, brawler, butter, defender, fencer, gamecock, gladiator, gouger, grappler, hell-kite, hell-rooster, master, matman, mauler, pugilist, skirmisher, street fighter, superior, swordsman, tough, victor, withstander, wrestler









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