Synonyms of belligerent in English:

belligerent


See definition of belligerent

adjective

1‘she stared about her in a belligerent manner’

SYNONYMS
hostile, aggressive, threatening, antagonistic, pugnacious, bellicose, truculent, confrontational, argumentative, quarrelsome, disputatious, contentious, militant, combative
quick-tempered, hot-tempered, ill-tempered, bad-tempered, irascible, captious
informal spoiling for a fight
British informal stroppy, bolshie
North American informal scrappy
North American vulgar slang pissy
rare oppugnant
ANTONYMS

friendly, peaceable

2‘he helped to bring peace between two belligerent states’

SYNONYMS
warring, at war, combatant, fighting, battling, contending, conflicting, clashing, quarrelling
militant, militaristic, martial, warlike, warmongering, sabre-rattling, hawkish, gung-ho
informal at each other's throats
ANTONYMS

peaceful, neutral