Definition of bellicose adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

bellicose

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈbɛləˌkoʊs//
 
(formal)
 
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having or showing a desire to argue or fight synonym aggressive synonym warlike
bellicosity
 
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NAmE//ˌbɛləˈkɑsət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable]
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