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Synonyms for belligerentbəˈlɪdʒ ər ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. combatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrapper(adj)

    someone who fights (or is fighting)

    fighter aircraft, combatant, attack aircraft, paladin, champion, fighter, battler, scrapper, belligerent, hero

    peaceable, amicable, peaceful

  2. aggressive, belligerent(adj)

    characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight

    "aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent tone"

    fast-growing(a), militant, strong-growing, aggressive, war-ridden, warring, belligerent

    amicable, peaceable, peaceful

  3. belligerent, militant, war-ridden, warring(adj)

    engaged in war

    "belligerent (or warring) nations"

    aggressive, warlike, warring, competitive, hawkish, war-ridden, belligerent, militant

    amicable, peaceable, peaceful


  1. belligerent(adjective)

    (By extension) Aggressively hostile, eager to fight.

    aggressive, contentious, combative, antagonistic, quarrelsome, pugnacious, bellicose, truculent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. belligerent(a.)

    carrying on war, engaged in war, waging war

  2. belligerent(a.)

    of belligerents

  3. belligerent(a.)

    warlike, hostile

  4. belligerent(n.)

    belligerent state or nation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

warring, belligerence, bellicose, belligerency, warlike, hostile, militant, aggressive

Translations for belligerent

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • войнствен, военен, воюващ, воюваща странаBulgarian
  • streitlustig, KriegsteilnehmerGerman
  • bélico, belicosoSpanish
  • sotaakäyvä, sotaintoinen, hyökkäävä, väkivaltainen, riitaisa, sotaisa, riidanhaluinenFinnish
  • belligérantFrench
  • deilugjarn, styrjaldaraðili, ófriðsamur, herskár, deiluaðiliIcelandic
  • bellico, belligerante, bellicosoItalian
  • bellicusLatin
  • kaitaua, toheriri, kaikiriMāori
  • partij, belligerent, krijgs-, oorlog, oorlogvoerend, vijandig, strijdlustig, oorlogszuchtigDutch
  • krigersk, stridslystenNorwegian
  • strona konfliktu, wojenny, napastliwy, walczący, wojowniczyPolish
  • beligerantes, belicoso, beligerante, bélicoPortuguese
  • военный, воинственный, враждующий, участник конфликта, враждебный, воюющая сторона, воюющийRussian
  • krigslysten, stridslysten, krigförandeSwedish
  • 交戰的Chinese

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