militarist

[mil-i-ter-ist]
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Origin of militarist

First recorded in 1595–1605; militar(y) + -ist
Related formsmil·i·ta·ris·tic, adjectivemil·i·ta·ris·ti·cal·ly, adverban·ti·mil·i·ta·rist, noun, adjectivean·ti·mil·i·ta·ris·tic, adjectivean·ti·mil·i·ta·ris·ti·cal·ly, adverbo·ver·mil·i·ta·ris·tic, adjectiveo·ver·mil·i·ta·ris·ti·cal·ly, adverbpro·mil·i·ta·rist, adjective, nounpseu·do·mil·i·ta·ris·tic, adjectivequa·si-mil·i·ta·ris·tic, adjectivequa·si-mil·i·ta·ris·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·mil·i·ta·ris·tic, adjectiveun·mil·i·ta·ris·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Related Words for militarist

chauvinist, belligerent, warmonger, jingoist, militarist, jingo

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British Dictionary definitions for militarist

militarist

noun
  1. a supporter of or believer in militarism
  2. a devotee of military history, strategy, etc
Derived Formsmilitaristic, adjectivemilitaristically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for militarist
n.

c.1600, "a soldier," from military + -ist. As "one devoted to militarism" from 1884.

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