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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A member of an irregular armed force that fights by sabotage and harassment.

Usage examples (40)
  • A guerrilla stealthily entered the village to gain access to the storage building.
  • But the head of the College Republicans says he had to use what he calls guerrilla tactics.
  • And the word guerrilla warfare is very frightening.
  • Latin American guerrilla leaders, with bloody hands? for more
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  • A "guerrilla" (a person who engages in irregular warfare) fighter might be afraid of a "gorilla" (the most powerful of the apes).
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