belligerently belligerently


  • (adv) with hostility; in a belligerent hostile manner


  1. That is because Allam is seen as almost belligerently anti-Islamic.
  2. Gusty, chilling winds pushed belligerently down from the Arctic and out onto the great plains, and warned wheatgrowers to hurry with the last of the harvesting.
  3. As the conservative movement took hold, thanks in large part to his biweekly magazine National Review, conservatives began to speak out more forcefully, belligerently, confidently.


  • The Summer's Best (and Most Difficult) Cookbooks

    I have no idea where to even begin the process of procuring an 8-pound half of a pig's head. As I typed "half pig head ... New York" into Google, I couldn't help but feel that Franny's: Simple, Seasonal, Italian, which is being lauded as one of this season's best cookbooks, was belligerently lying to me about the "simple" part.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News


  1. "In a world where terrorists armed with boxcutters had just killed nearly 3,000 people, America had to decide whether we could tolerate a sworn enemy that acted belligerently, that supported terror and that intelligence agencies around the world...
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  2. When Karsh asked him to remove the cigar "the Churchillian scowl deepened, the head was thrust forward belligerently, and the hand placed on the hip in an attitude of anger."
    on Nov 2, 2008 By: Yousuf Karsh Source: (blog)

  3. Apart from Capello's failings in his relations with the squad, Keown says: "There were problems tactically, where the manager's style seems to be to belligerently pick a team and play in one particular way. And even though there were people telling...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Martin Keown Source: Independent

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