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Definition of Warlike

Warlike

  1. Fit for war; disposed for war; as, a warlike state; a warlike disposition.
  2. Belonging or relating to war; military; martial.

Warlike Quotations

Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike. But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its neck like the butt of a pistol and shout 'Bang!'
George Will

There are no warlike people - just warlike leaders.
Ralph Bunche

The slightest acquaintance with history shows that powerful republics are the most warlike and unscrupulous of nations.
Ambrose Bierce

War had always seemed to me to be a purely human behavior. Accounts of warlike behavior date back to the very first written records of human history; it seemed to be an almost universal characteristic of human groups.
Jane Goodall

Computer games tend to be boys' games, warlike games with more violence. We have not spent enough time thinking through how to encourage more girls to be involved in computing before coming to college so they can see a possible career in information technology.
Freeman A. Hrabowski III
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Warlike Translations

warlike in German is kriegerisch, kriegerisch, streitbar
warlike in Swedish is krigisk