- aggressive, belligerent - characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight; "aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent tone"
Antonym: amicable (indirect, via hostile)
- belligerent, fighting, militant, war-ridden, warring - engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations"; "a fighting war"
Antonym: peaceful (indirect, via unpeaceful)
- combatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrapper - someone who fights (or is fighting)
--1 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
--1 has particulars:
defender, withstander; boxer, pugilist; brawler; butter; fencer, swordsman; gladiator; gouger; hell-kite, hell-rooster, gamecock; mauler; skirmisher; street fighter, tough; victor, master, superior; wrestler, grappler, matman