Synonyms of militant


1. militant, activist, reformer, reformist, crusader, social reformer, meliorist

usage: a militant reformer


1. militant, hawkish, warlike, unpeaceful (vs. peaceful)

usage: disposed to warfare or hard-line policies; "militant nations"; "hawkish congressman"; "warlike policies"

2. competitive, militant, aggressive (vs. unaggressive)

usage: showing a fighting disposition; "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy"

3. belligerent, militant, war-ridden, warring, unpeaceful (vs. peaceful)

usage: engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations"

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Definition and meaning of militant (Dictionary)