English dictionary

belligerent meaning and definition

BELLIGERENT noun

Definition of belligerent (noun)

  1. someone who fights (or is fighting)

BELLIGERENT adjective

Definition of belligerent (adjective)

  1. characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
    • "aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent tone"
    • synonyms: aggressive
  2. engaged in war
Source: Princeton University Wordnet