HyperDic: militant

English > 4 senses of the word militant:
ADJECTIVEallmilitant, hawkish, warlikedisposed to warfare or hard-line policies
allmilitant, competitiveshowing a fighting disposition
allmilitant, belligerent, war-ridden, warringengaged in war
NOUNperson militant, activista militant reformer
militant > pronunciation
Soundsmih'lahtahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > militant: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdisposed to warfare or hard-line policies.
Example"militant nations"
Synonymshawkish, warlike
Broaderunpeacefulnot peaceful
Spanishbélico, belicoso, violento
Catalanbèl·lic, bel·licorós, bel·licós, bel·líger, violent
English > militant: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningshowing a fighting disposition.
Example "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"
Synonymcompetitive
BroaderaggressiveHaving or showing determination and energetic / energetic pursuit of your ends
Spanishcompetitivo
Catalancompetitiu
Nounsmilitance, militancya militant / militant aggressiveness
English > militant: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningEngaged in war.
Synonymsbelligerent, war-ridden, warring
Broaderunpeacefulnot peaceful
Spanishbeligerante, militante
Catalanmilitant
English > militant: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA militant reformer.
Synonymactivist
InstancesMalcolm X, Malcolm Littlemilitant civil rights leader (1925-1965)
NarrowerBlack MuslimAn activist member of a largely American group of Blacks called the Nation of Islam
Black PantherA member of the Black Panthers political party
Broaderreformer, reformist, crusader, social reformer, melioristA disputant who advocates reform
Spanishactivista, militante
Catalanactivista, militant

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