Definition of “bellicose” - English Dictionary

“bellicose” in British English

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bellicoseadjective

uk /ˈbel.ɪ.kəʊs/ us /ˈbel.ə.koʊs/ formal
bellicosity
noun [ U ] /ˌbel.ɪ.ˈkɒs.ə.ti/ /ˌbel.ɪ.ˈkɑː.sə.t̬i/

the senator's bellicosity toward Iran

(Definition of “bellicose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)