belligerent vs scrapper what difference

what is difference between belligerent and scrapper

English

Etymology

From Latin belligerans (waging war), present active participle of belligerō (I wage war), from belliger (waging war, warlike), from bellum (war) + -ger (from gerō (I lead, wage, carry on)).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bəˈlɪdʒ.(ə).ɹənt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /bəˈlɪdʒ.ə.ɹənt/

Adjective

belligerent (comparative more belligerent, superlative most belligerent)

  1. Engaged in warfare, warring.
  2. Eager to go to war, warlike.
  3. Of or pertaining to war.
  4. (by extension) Aggressively hostile, eager to fight.
  5. Acting violently towards others.
  6. Uncooperative.

Synonyms

  • (eager to fight): aggressive, antagonistic, bellicose, combative, contentious, pugnacious, quarrelsome, truculent

Derived terms

  • belligerently
  • cobelligerent
  • nonbelligerent

Related terms

  • bellicose
  • belligerence
  • belligerency

Translations

Noun

belligerent (plural belligerents)

  1. A state or other armed participant in warfare

Translations

See also

  • warmonger

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from French belligérant, from Latin belligerēns (waging war), present active participle of belligerō (wage war), from belliger (waging war, warlike), from bellum (war) + -ger (from gerō (wage, carry on)).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɛ.li.ɣəˈrɛnt/
  • Hyphenation: bel‧li‧ge‧rent
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Adjective

belligerent (comparative belligerenter, superlative belligerentst)

  1. belligerent, engaged in warfare

Inflection

Synonyms

  • oorlogvoerend

Noun

belligerent m (plural belligerenten)

  1. A belligerent, armed party in warfare

Latin

Verb

belligerent

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of belligerō


English

Etymology

scrap +‎ -er

Noun

scrapper (plural scrappers)

  1. A person who disposes of scraps.
  2. A person who fights doggedly, who exhibits indomitable will.
    He’s a real scrapper, even against impossible odds, he always keeps fighting.

Anagrams

  • Crappers, crappers

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