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belligerent

Synonyms of belligerent in English:

adjective

  • 1 she stared about her in a belligerent manner
    quick-tempered, hot-tempered, ill-tempered, bad-tempered, irascible, captious
    informal spoiling for a fight
    British informal stroppy, bolshie
    North American informal scrappy
    North American vulgar slang pissy
    rare oppugnant
    [Antonyms] friendly, peaceable
  • 2 he helped to bring peace between two belligerent states
    [Antonyms] peaceful, neutral
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