Inclined or ready to quarrel
At war; designating or of a state recognized under international law as being engaged in a war
Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
The definition of combative is a person who likes to fight or argue.
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: warlike, quarrelsome, belligerent, contentious, hostile, combative, militant, pugnacious, scrappy, truculent and militaristic.