Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or resembling a hawk; rapacious; fierce.

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  • adjective Supportive of warlike foreign policy; bellicose; inclined toward military action.
  • adjective Favouring increasing interest rates; inclined towards increasing interest rates.

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  • adjective disposed to warfare or hard-line policies

Etymologies

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hawk +‎ -ish

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