Part of speech:
Inclined or ready to quarrel
At war; designating or of a state recognized under international law as being engaged in a war
The definition of combative is a person who likes to fight or argue.
Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
Fighting or warring.
The definition of pugnacious is eager to fight or disagree.
(Informal) Fond of fighting, arguing, etc.; aggressive
Pugnacious or bellicose
Related to the use of the military
Of the army, as distinguished from the navy
Designed or used for carrying out a hostile or aggressive attack
Of, relating to, or inclined toward war
having or showing a ready disposition to fight
Inclined to behave in an actively hostile fashion:
Of or like rebels or rebellion
Of the army, the navy, or military life; military
Find another word for bellicose. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bellicose, like: quarrelsome, warlike, hostile, belligerent, combative, contentious, militant, pugnacious, scrappy, truculent and militaristic.