Definition of Quarrelsome

1. Adjective. Given to quarreling. "Quarrelsome when drinking"

Similar to: Argumentative
Derivative terms: Quarrelsomeness



Definition of Quarrelsome

1. a. Apt or disposed to quarrel; given to brawls and contention; easily irritated or provoked to contest; irascible; choleric.

Definition of Quarrelsome

1. Adjective. Argumentative; belligerent; contentious; given to quarreling. ¹

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Definition of Quarrelsome

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarrelsome

quarls
quarrel
quarreled
quarreler
quarrelers
quarreling
quarrelings
quarrelled
quarreller
quarrellers
quarrelling
quarrellings
quarrellous
quarrelous
quarrels
quarrelsome (current term)
quarrelsomely
quarrelsomeness
quarriable
quarried
quarrier
quarriers
quarries
quarrion
quarrions
quarrons
quarronses
quarry
quarry-faced
quarry light

Literary usage of Quarrelsome

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1. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel, Johann Gottfried Flügel (1861)
"wrangler, quarrelsome person, (n/a woman} termagant, ... adj. quarrelsome, contentious, litigious, brawling. ..."

2. A History of France by George William Kitchin (1899)
"I. Louis X, 'THE quarrelsome,' AD 1314-1316. PHILIP died in the beginning of a strong reaction against absolutism ; and his eldest son, Louis le Hutin, ..."

3. A History of France by George William Kitchin (1881)
"I. Louis X, 'THE quarrelsome,' AD 1314-1316. PHILIP died in the beginning of a strong reaction against absolutism; and his eldest son, Louis le Hutin, ..."

4. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"CHAPTER XXVII WHICH IS BOTH quarrelsome A\'D SENTIMENTAL CIVIL war was raging, high words passing, people pushing and squeezing together in an unseemly ..."

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