(noun, adjective)


1. (of persons) befitting a warrior

Similar word(s): military, soldierlike, soldierly, warriorlike

2. suggesting war or military life

Similar word(s): military, warlike

3. of or relating to the armed forces

- martial law

Similar word(s): military

Sentences with martial as an adjective:

- martial preparations

- martial flowers: a reddish crystalline salt of iron


1. Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)

Definition categories: person