Learn English – A word meaning or having to do with “love of fighting”?


What nouns are there meaning "love of fighting", or "excitement caused by getting into fights". Adjectives would also be useful.

Example sentences:

His …… (love of fighting) will be the death of him.

His ……. (fight-loving) wife will take that as justification to smack him round the head.

Best Answer

Consider bellicose (or belligerent).

Definition: inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile; belligerent; pugnacious; of warlike character; aggressively hostile.

Example: She is the right person to deal with angry, belligerent clients.