At war; designating or of a state recognized under international law as being engaged in a war
(Sports) . That which has a tendance to attack, to be aggressive.
Pugnacious or bellicose
Of, like, or characteristic of a good soldier
The definition of martial is warlike or appropriate in times of war.
(Psychiatry) Of or involving aggression
Related to the use of the military
The definition of antagonistic are actions that are purposefully malicious and unkind, or a person acting in such a way.
The definition of combative is a person who likes to fight or argue.
Favouring increasing interest rates; inclined towards increasing interest rates.
The definition of militant is at war, fighting or ready to fight.
Of the army, as distinguished from the navy
The definition of pugnacious is eager to fight or disagree.
Not involving violence or employing force:
Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
Inclined or ready to quarrel
(Informal) Fond of fighting, arguing, etc.; aggressive
Designed or used for carrying out a hostile or aggressive attack
Of, relating to, or inclined toward war
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