what is difference between belligerent and scrapper
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”)).
- (UK) IPA(key): /bəˈlɪdʒ.(ə).ɹənt/
- (US) IPA(key): /bəˈlɪdʒ.ə.ɹənt/
belligerent (comparative more belligerent, superlative most belligerent)
- Engaged in warfare, warring.
- Eager to go to war, warlike.
- Of or pertaining to war.
- (by extension) Aggressively hostile, eager to fight.
- Acting violently towards others.
- (eager to fight): aggressive, antagonistic, bellicose, combative, contentious, pugnacious, quarrelsome, truculent
belligerent (plural belligerents)
- A state or other armed participant in warfare
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”)).
- IPA(key): /bɛ.li.ɣəˈrɛnt/
- Hyphenation: bel‧li‧ge‧rent
- Rhymes: -ɛnt
belligerent (comparative belligerenter, superlative belligerentst)
- belligerent, engaged in warfare
belligerent m (plural belligerenten)
- A belligerent, armed party in warfare
- third-person plural present active subjunctive of belligerō
scrap + -er
scrapper (plural scrappers)
- A person who disposes of scraps.
- A person who fights doggedly, who exhibits indomitable will.
- He’s a real scrapper, even against impossible odds, he always keeps fighting.
- Crappers, crappers