belligerent Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
scrapper; combatant; fighter; battler.
adjective satellite characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
- aggressive acts against another country
- a belligerent tone
adjective satellite engaged in war
militant; warring; war-ridden.
- belligerent (or warring) nations
Waging war; carrying on war."Belligerent powers." E. Everett.
Pertaining, or tending, to war; of or relating to belligerents; as, a belligerenttone; belligerentrights.
A nation or state recognized as carrying on war; a person engaged in warfare.