war hawk


Definition of WAR HAWK

:  a person who clamors for war; especially :  a jingoistic American favoring war with Britain around 1812

Examples of WAR HAWK

  1. <war hawks in the cabinet who urged the President to respond to the threat with armed force>

First Known Use of WAR HAWK



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stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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