warmonger

noun

war·​mon·​ger ˈwȯr-ˌməŋ-gər How to pronounce warmonger (audio) -ˌmäŋ- How to pronounce warmonger (audio)
: one who urges or attempts to stir up war

Example Sentences

fortunately, the warmongers met with overwhelming opposition
Recent Examples on the Web Your opponent will be deemed a warmonger, and collapse into chaos. Dennard Dayle, The New Yorker, 4 Oct. 2022 After losing friends who criticized him as a warmonger, Luckey is suddenly feeling vindicated. Zach Everson, Forbes, 17 June 2022 After losing friends who criticized him as a warmonger, Luckey is suddenly feeling vindicated. Zach Everson, Forbes, 17 June 2022 After losing friends who criticized him as a warmonger, Luckey is suddenly feeling vindicated. Zach Everson, Forbes, 17 June 2022 After losing friends who criticized him as a warmonger, Luckey is suddenly feeling vindicated. Zach Everson, Forbes, 17 June 2022 The title character is the son of the over-achieving ruler and warmonger Charlemagne in 8th century Europe. Christopher Arnott, Hartford Courant, 14 July 2022 After losing friends who criticized him as a warmonger, Luckey is suddenly feeling vindicated. Zach Everson, Forbes, 17 June 2022 After losing friends who criticized him as a warmonger, Luckey is suddenly feeling vindicated. Zach Everson, Forbes, 17 June 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of warmonger was in 1817

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Cite this Entry

“Warmonger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warmonger. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

warmonger

noun
: one who urges or attempts to stir up war
warmongering noun

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