The definition of a guerrilla is an animal of the ape family, or a member of a rogue army, or a member of a small independent group of people fighting against a larger or more established group.noun
A man leading an army that is revolting against the government and trying to overthrow the government is an example of a guerrilla.
Guerrilla is defined as a characteristic of making fighting or undercover actions.adjective
An example of guerrilla business is to take non-traditional actions to achieve business goals.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- Archaic warfare carried on by guerrillas
- any member of a small defensive force of irregular soldiers, usually volunteers, making surprise raids, esp. behind the lines of an invading enemy army
Origin: Sp, dim. of guerra, war < Fr guerre or It guerra, both < Frank *werra: see war
- of or by guerrillas
- characteristic of guerrillas; undercover, clandestine, etc. or radical, subversive, etc.
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Origin: Spanish, raiding party, guerrilla force, diminutive of guerra, war, of Germanic origin; see wers- in Indo-European roots.