What does war hawk mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hawk, war hawk(noun)

    an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations


  1. War hawk

    A war hawk, or simply hawk for short, is a term used in politics for someone favoring war in a debate over whether to go to war, or whether to continue or escalate an existing war. War hawks are the opposite of war doves. The terms are derived through analogy with the birds of the same name: hawks are predators which attack and feed on other animals, whereas doves mostly eat seeds and fruit, and are historically a symbol of peace.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of war hawk in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of war hawk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for war hawk

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Falco di guerraItalian
  • போர் பருந்துTamil

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