[ mil-i-ter-ist ]
/ ˈmɪl ɪ tər ɪst /


a person imbued with militarism.
a person skilled in the conduct of war and military affairs.


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Origin of militarist

First recorded in 1595–1605; militar(y) + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM militarist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for militaristically

/ (ˈmɪlɪtərɪst) /


a supporter of or believer in militarism
a devotee of military history, strategy, etc

Derived forms of militarist

militaristic, adjectivemilitaristically, adverb
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