Definition of peacemonger in English:

Share this entry

peacemonger

Pronunciation: /ˈpēsˌməNGɡər/

noun

often derogatory
A person who encourages or advocates peaceful conduct towards other nations or groups: he never had the reputation of a peacemonger
More example sentences
  • He was never a peacemonger thereafter in public or in private.
  • An RAF veteran who introduced himself as 'not a peacemonger' talked about his sons in the Black Watch.
  • Every Labour leader says he is a 'peacemonger'.

Derivatives

peacemongering

noun & adjective
Example sentences
  • The right-wing press are being a lot cagier in their peacemongering now.
  • I was predisposed to peace-mongering long before I met Dr. King.
  • This is not your usual peace-mongering antiwar film.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: peace·mon·ger

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.