See also: war-monger

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EtymologyEdit

war +‎ monger. A warmonger is literally a seller of war, from monger used as a transitive verb, meaning a peddler.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈwɔː(ɹ).mʌŋ.ɡə(ɹ)/

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warmonger ‎(plural warmongers)

  1. (pejorative) a bellicist, someone who advocates war; a militarist

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warmonger ‎(third-person singular simple present warmongers, present participle warmongering, simple past and past participle warmongered)

  1. (pejorative, intransitive) To advocate war.
    • 2002, Robert Colls, Identity of England
      Harmsworth's Daily Mail had warmongered for over twenty years.

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