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1. guerrilla

noun. ['gɝˈɪlə'] a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment.

Synonyms

  • irregular
  • guerilla force
  • Maquisard
  • insurgent
  • warrior
  • guerrilla force
  • Maquis
  • guerilla

Antonyms

  • irregularity
  • systematic
  • regular
  • smooth

Etymology

  • guerrilla (Spanish)

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Example sentences of the word guerrilla


1. Noun, singular or mass
Viet Cong guerrilla fighters were not in uniform and typically wore the same clothes as the common working man.

Quotes containing the word guerrilla


1. I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them.
- Nelson Mandela

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