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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. disposed to warfare or hard-line policies;
- Example: "militant nations"
- Example: "hawkish congressman"
- Example: "warlike policies"
[syn: militant, hawkish, warlike]

2. suggesting war or military life;
[syn: warlike, martial]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Warlike \War"like`\, a. 1. Fit for war; disposed for war; as, a warlike state; a warlike disposition. [1913 Webster] Old Siward, with ten thousand warlike men. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Belonging or relating to war; military; martial. [1913 Webster] The great archangel from his warlike toil Surceased. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: Martial; hostile; soldierly. See Martial. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

warlike adj 1: disposed to warfare or hard-line policies; "militant nations"; "hawkish congressman"; "warlike policies" [syn: militant, hawkish, warlike] 2: suggesting war or military life [syn: warlike, martial]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "warlike": aggressive, antagonistic, battling, bellicose, belligerent, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, chauvinist, chauvinistic, combative, contending, contentious, contestant, contesting, disputant, enemy, ferocious, fierce, fighting, full of fight, hawkish, hostile, inimical, jingo, jingoish, jingoist, jingoistic, martial, militant, militaristic, military, offensive, pugnacious, quarrelsome, saber-rattling, sanguinary, sanguineous, savage, scrappy, soldierlike, soldierly, striving, struggling, trigger-happy, truculent, unfriendly, unpacific, unpeaceable, unpeaceful, warmongering, warring