Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who advocates or attempts to stir up war.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a bellicist, someone who advocates war; a militarist

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who makes ar a trade or business; a mercenary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who fights for hire; a mercenary soldier, or bravo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who advocates war or warlike policies

Etymologies

war +‎ -monger. A warmonger is literally a seller of war, from monger used as a transitive verb, meaning a peddler. (Wiktionary)

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