militaristic militaristic  /ˌmɪ lɪ tə ˈrɪ stɪk/


  • (adj) imbued with militarism


  1. It wasis arrogantly huge, overtly militaristic, openly scornful of the common good.
  2. You didn't see how anybodyeven the most radical, militaristic, uncaring for their peoplehow anybody like that could stand up to something like this.
  3. In time, these became important club sides, giving South African rugby an enduring militaristic flavor.


  • ‘True Blood’s Stephen Moyer To Play Capt. Von Trapp On NBC’s ‘The Sound Of Music’

    True Blood star Stephen Moyer has been cast as the male lead opposite Carrie Underwood in NBC’s December 5 live holiday production of The Sound of Music . The British actor will play decorated World War I hero Capt. Georg von Trapp, a single father of seven children. Living in Austria on the cusp of World War II, the militaristic but warm-hearted von Trapp engages a young governess, Maria ...
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  1. "The chess board pointed to these alternatives. This was not the fruit of Raul's supposed militaristic tendencies, nor was it about generations or parties fighting with bared teeth over power," Castro wrote.
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Fidel Castro Source: Reuters UK

  2. In a 30-minute address at Waseda, Hu mentioned Japan's "militaristic invasion of China," but that it should not be dwelled upon.
    on May 8, 2008 By: Hu Jintao Source: Washington Post

  3. They rejected the "strategy of expansion of a militaristic, retrograde model that he has tried to impose in South America," Garcia said.
    on Jun 4, 2006 By: Alan Garcia Source: USA Today

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