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Adjective: belligerent  bu'li-ju-runt
  1. Characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
    "a belligerent tone";
    - aggressive, chippy [N. Amer, informal]
  2. Engaged in war
    "belligerent nations";
    - militant, war-ridden, warring
Noun: belligerent  bu'li-ju-runt
  1. Someone who fights (or is fighting)
    - combatant, battler, fighter, scrapper

Derived forms: belligerents

See also: hostile, unpeaceful

Type of: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Belligerent