• adjective: having or showing a desire or willingness to use strong, extreme, and sometimes forceful methods to achieve something
  • adjective: engaged in warfare or combat
  • synonyms: fighting, combating, combative


  • an angry and 'militant' speech

  • a protest by angry 'militants'

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) to these nigras who are already riled up enough? I mean, how does that happen, Colonel Lingo? Governor... Is every spook militant in existence gonna pay us a visit? Do you know what this means? Johnson is going to get jumpy. King and X together is sending him (..)
    2014 Selma
  • (..) to have someone as statesmanlike as you leading the movement. And I want you to go on leading it. No one else. Not one of these militant Malcolm X types. So... I wanna help. Tell me how. Well, Mr. President, I'm here to speak specifically about the denial of a basic American right (..)
    2014 Selma