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Adjective: militant  mi-li-tunt
  1. Disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    "militant nations";
    - hawkish, warlike
  2. Showing a fighting disposition
    "militant in fighting for better wages for workers";
    - competitive
  3. Engaged in war
    "militant nations";
    - belligerent, war-ridden, warring
Noun: militant  mi-li-tunt
  1. A militant reformer
    - activist

Derived forms: militants

See also: aggressive, unpeaceful

Type of: crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer

Encyclopedia: Militant