Combative and aggressive in support of a political or social cause, and typically favoring extreme, violent, or confrontational methods,
Combative and aggressive in support of a political or social cause, and typically favoring extreme, violent, or confrontational methods
a militant nationalist
A person who is active in this way
a militant reformer
disposed to warfare or hard-line policies; "militant nations"; "hawkish congressman"; "warlike policies"
competitive: showing a fighting disposition; "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy"
belligerent: engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations"
The word militant, which is both an adjective and a noun, comes from the 15th Century Latin "militare" meaning "to serve as a soldier". The related modern concept of the militia as a defensive organization against invaders grew out of the Anglo-Saxon "fyrd". ...
The Militant tendency was an entrist group within the British Labour Party based around the Militant newspaper that was first published in 1964. It described its politics as descended from Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky.
An aggressive or fighting person; One who serves as a soldier; One who supports a Trotskyite political view or engages in aggressive left-wing politics; aggressive or combative; fighting or warlike; belligerent; Active in an aggressive way in support of a political or social cause (often ...
(militants) activists, adapted from Quebec French, especially by English-speaking Quebeckers.
(militancy) From the Latin noun miles, militis, meaning soldier.
Aggressive and violent behaviour in pursuit of a political cause, favouring extreme or confrontational campaign methods.
When's The Revolution?: Millie Tant ^JG
Aggressive or hostile in attitude or actions, especially in defense of a
c. Bearing ill-will, wishing harm
(adj.): Of a warlike or combative disposition or tendency.