About The Word Militant

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Militant

Militant Meaning & Definition
Militant Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Militant?

[n] a militant reformer
[adj] showing a fighting disposition without self-seeking; "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy"
[adj] engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations"; "a fighting war"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Militant: activist | aggressive | belligerent | competitive | fighting | unpeaceful | war-ridden | warring

Related Terms | Find terms related to Militant: active | activist | activistic | aggressive | aggressor | alive | animated | antagonistic | assertive | at war | ball of fire | battler | battling | beaver | bellicose | belligerent | belted knight | bickerer | big-time operator | blade | bloodthirsty | bloody | bloody-minded | bouncing | bouncy | bravo | brawler | breezy | brisk | bubbly | bully | bullyboy | bustler | busy bee | chauvinist | chauvinistic | chipper | combatant | combative | competitor | contender | contentious | contestant | disputant | doer | duelist | eager beaver | ebullient | effervescent | embattled | enemy | energetic | enforcer | enthusiast | fencer | ferocious | feuder | fierce | fighter | fighting | fighting cock | foilsman | frisky | full of fight | full of go | full of life | full of pep | gamecock | gladiator | go-getter | goon | gorilla | hatchet man | hawkish | hood | hoodlum | hooligan | hostile | human dynamo | hustler | inimical | jingo | jingoish | jingoist | jingoistic | jouster | knight | live | live wire | lively | man of action | man of deeds | martial | mercurial | militaristic | military | new broom | offensive | operator | peppy | perky | pert | plug-ugly | political activist | powerhouse | pugnacious | pushful | pushing | pushy | quarreler | quarrelsome | quicksilver | rioter | rival | rough | rowdy | ruffian | saber-rattling | sabreur | sanguinary | sanguineous | savage | scrapper | scrappy | scuffler | self-assertive | smacking | snappy | soldier | soldierlike | soldierly | spanking | spirited | sprightly | spry | squabbler | strong arm | strong-arm man | strong-armer | struggler | swashbuckler | sword | swordplayer | swordsman | take-charge guy | thug | tilter | tough | trigger-happy | truculent | tussler | unfriendly | unpacific | unpeaceable | unpeaceful | up in arms | vivacious | warlike | warmongering | warring | warrior | wheeler-dealer | winner | wrangler | zingy

See Also | Black Muslim | Black Panther | crusader | Malcolm Little | Malcolm X | meliorist | reformer | reformist

Militant In Webster's Dictionary

\Mil"i*tant\, a. [L. militans, -antis, p. pr. of militare to be soldier: cf. F. militant. See {Militate}.] Engaged in warfare; fighting; combating; serving as a soldier. -- {Mil"i*tant*ly}, adv. At which command the powers militant . . . Moved on in silence. --Milton. {Church militant}, the Christian church on earth, which is supposed to be engaged in a constant warfare against its enemies, and is thus distinguished from the church triumphant, in heaven.

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