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Definition of belligerant

"belligerant" is probably misspelled. Trying belligerent instead Definition of belligerent

1. belligerent [ a ] characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
Examples: "aggressive acts against another country" "a belligerent tone"

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

Also fine are Sue_Lawless , as a mother more protective and belligerent than a female spider and just as destructive , Harold_Cherry , as her scratchy spouse , and Hildy_Weissman , as a vegetable in human form .

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

In every war of the United_States since the Civil_War the South was more belligerent than the rest of the country .

Synonyms belligerent aggressive Related Terms hostile

2. belligerent [ a ] engaged in war
Examples: "belligerent (or warring) nations" "a fighting war"

Synonyms fighting militant war-ridden warring belligerent Related Terms unpeaceful

3. belligerent [ n ] someone who fights (or is fighting)

Synonyms fighter battler belligerent scrapper combatant Related Terms person skirmisher victor gladiator boxer hell-kite wrestler butter brawler fencer street_fighter gouger slasher mauler defender quarrel battle

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