Definition of warmonger in English:



  • A person who encourages or advocates aggression towards other countries or groups.

    • ‘But whatever means they find to perpetrate this assault they must be opposed for the warmongers they are.’
    • ‘However, in the warmongers ' hands science can be used against us.’
    • ‘He and fellow warmongers know they are murdering the innocent.’
    • ‘To stop the slaughter, a struggle had to be taken up against the warmongers in control, on both sides.’
    • ‘Now there are forged documents designed to discredit the anti-war movement - proof the warmongers have no creditable argument.’
    • ‘Not only can it further raise the pressure on the warmongers, but it can also unite all those who oppose their attacks on pensions, refugees and the environment.’
    • ‘We should follow their lead in taking to the streets, punishing the warmongers at the polls and ending the policies that bring terror.’
    • ‘It was precisely such censorship under the Taliban that liberal warmongers cited as a reason for violent regime change.’
    • ‘We must do all we can to stop him and the other warmongers.’
    • ‘But that didn't stop the warmongers rushing to denounce the dossier as lies before they had set eyes on it.’
    • ‘When the bombing started they quickly lined up behind the warmongers.’
    • ‘The warmongers talk of ‘blowback’, referring to unintended negative results in combat.’
    • ‘But it has only confirmed his role as a ‘yes man’ for the most right-wing government in US history and a warmonger in his own right.’
    • ‘What should have been a day of joy for freedom lovers, and those who believe in international solidarity, instead became a day of triumph for warmongers.’
    • ‘Never has there been a war where so many were so sceptical about the build-up and the reasons for it, and never has there been so many difficulties for the warmongers.’
    • ‘The anti-war movement served notice on the warmongers that they will continue to face deep opposition.’
    militarist, hawk, jingoist, sabre-rattler, aggressor, provoker, belligerent
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