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 (wôr′mŭng′gər, -mŏng′-)
One who advocates or attempts to stir up war.

war′mon′ger·ing adj. & n.


(Military) a person who fosters warlike ideas or advocates war
ˈwarˌmongering n


(ˈwɔrˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-)

a person who advocates war.
war′mon`ger•ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warmonger - a person who advocates war or warlike policieswarmonger - a person who advocates war or warlike policies
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
war hawk, hawk - an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations


noun hawk, aggressor, belligerent, militarist, jingoist, sabre-rattler The president was denounced by many as a dangerous warmonger.
مُثير للحَرْب داعِيَه لَها
bellicistemarchand de guerre
háborús uszító
vojnový štváč
savaş çığırtkanı


[ˈwɔːˌmʌŋgəʳ] Nbelicista mf


[ˈwɔːrmʌŋgər] nbelliciste mf


[ˈwɔːˌmʌŋgəʳ] nguerrafondaio


(woː) noun
(an) armed struggle, especially between nations. Their leader has declared war on Britain; The larger army will win the war; the horrors of war; (also adjective) He is guilty of war crimes.
verbpast tense, past participle warred
to fight. The two countries have been warring constantly for generations.
ˈwarlike adjective
(negative unwarlike) fond of, or likely to begin, war. a warlike nation.
ˈwarrior (ˈwo-) noun
a soldier or skilled fighting man, especially in primitive societies. The chief of the tribe called his warriors together; (also adjective) a warrior prince.
war correspondent
a newspaper reporter who writes articles on a war especially from the scene of fighting.
ˈwar-cryplural ˈwar-cries noun
a shout used in battle as an encouragement to the soldiers. `For king and country' was the war-cry of the troops as they faced the enemy.
ˈwar-dance noun
a dance performed by the people of some primitive societies before going to war.
ˈwarfare noun
fighting, as in a war. He refused to fight, because he has religious objections to warfare.
ˈwarhead noun
the explosive section of a missile, torpedo etc. nuclear warheads.
ˈwarhorse noun
a horse used in battle.
ˈwarlord noun
a very powerful military leader.
ˈwarmonger noun
a person who encourages war(s), often for personal reasons.
ˈwarpaint noun
paint applied to the face etc by the people of some primitive societies before going into battle.
ˈwarship noun
a ship used in war or defence.
ˈwartime noun
the time during which a country, a people etc is at war. There is a great deal of hardship and misery in wartime; (also adjective) a wartime economy.
war of nerves
a war, contest etc in which each side tries to win by making the other nervous, eg by bluff, rather than by actually fighting. That game of chess was a war of nerves.
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