Bellicose is an adjective that is used to describe having or showing the tendency to argue or fight. Pugnacious.


  1. He was known as a ‘bellicose’ player – not one to back down.
  2. Young individuals with a ‘bellicose’ mentality lurk around the streets daily.
  3. She was rebellious as a child, however the more she aged the more ‘bellicose’ she became.

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