militant definition

  • adjective:
    • combat or warring.
    • Having a combative personality; hostile, particularly in the service of a reason: a militant political activist.
    • intense or combative
    • fighting or warlike; belligerent
    • Active in an aggressive way in support of a political or social cause (frequently of extreme left-wing politics).
    • Engaged in warfare; battling; combating; offering as a soldier.
    • disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    • involved with war
    • showing a fighting disposition
  • noun:
    • A fighting, warring, or intense individual or party.
    • An aggressive or battling individual.
    • person who serves as a soldier.
    • a person who aids a Trotskyite governmental view or partcipates in hostile left-wing politics.
    • a militant reformer
  • others:
    • battling; warring; engaged in warfare; pertaining to warfare or conflict.
    • Having a combative personality or tendency; warlike.

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