bellicose definition

  • adjective:
    • Warlike or hostile in manner or temperament. See Synonyms at belligerent.
    • Warlike in general; aggressive; dangerous.
    • Showing or getting the impulse becoming combative.
    • Inclined to war or assertion; warlike; pugnacious.
    • having or showing a ready personality to fight
  • others:
    • Inclined or tending to war; warlike; pugnacious: as, bellicose sentiments.

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