Word of the Day November 12, 2019
Learn a new word every day with the 'Word of the Day' service from Anagrams.net which provides unpretentious words that are insightful, persuasive and always FREE!
Today's word: bellicoseˈbɛl ɪˌkoʊs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word bellicose
battleful, bellicose, combative(adj)
having or showing a ready disposition to fight
"bellicose young officers"; "a combative impulse"; "a contentious nature"
Warlike in nature; aggressive; hostile.
Showing or having the impulse to be combative.
Origin: from bellicosus
inclined to war or contention; warlike; pugnacious
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bel′ik-ōs, adj. contentious, war-like.—adv. Bel′licosely.—n. Bellicos′ity. [L. bellicosus.]
How to pronounce bellicose?
- AlexUS EnglishDanielBritishKarenAustralianVeenaIndian
How to say bellicose in sign language?
The numerical value of bellicose in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of bellicose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of bellicose in a Sentence
Some of them seem to think that if I were just more bellicose in expressing what we're doing, that that would make a difference.
All successful newspapers are ceaselessly querulous and bellicose. They never defend anyone or anything if they can help it if the job is forced on them, they tackle it by denouncing someone or something else.
Unfortunately, Kiev's bellicose rhetoric has sharply increased, we call on the Ukrainian side to show restraint and not violate the implementation of the Minsk agreements on security with irresponsible actions.
All successful newspapers are ceaselessly querulous and bellicose. They never defend anyone or anything if they can help it; if the job is forced on them, they tackle it by denouncing someone or something else.
We need to first and foremost signal that we cannot accept this change and that, if this change is continued, that we will have to change the cost calculus for Russia in order to help them to find their way to a less bellicose position.