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warmonger

[wawr-muhng-ger, -mong-] /ˈwɔrˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-/
noun
1.
a person who advocates, endorses, or tries to precipitate war.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; war1 + monger
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Examples from the web for warmonger
  • The president now finds himself accused of being both a warmonger for entering the war and a wimp for his lame prosecution of it.
  • Since he did not start the war, no one accuses him of being a warmonger.
British Dictionary definitions for warmonger

warmonger

/ˈwɔːˌmʌŋɡə/
noun
1.
a person who fosters warlike ideas or advocates war
Derived Forms
warmongering, noun
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Word Origin and History for warmonger
n.

1580s, from war (n.) + monger (n.). First attested in Spenser's "Faerie Queene," and perhaps coined by him.

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