Simple Definition of guerrilla
: a member of a usually small group of soldiers who do not belong to a regular army and who fight in a war as an independent unit
Full Definition of guerrilla
: a person who engages in irregular warfare especially as a member of an independent unit carrying out harassment and sabotage
Examples of guerrilla
The guerrillas controlled half the country.
Variants of guerrilla
Origin of guerrilla
Spanish guerrilla, from diminutive of guerra war, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German werra strife — more at war
First Known Use: 1809
Definition of guerrilla
: of, relating to, or suggestive of guerrillas especially in being aggressive, radical, or unconventional
First Known Use of guerrilla
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