Definitions for combativekəmˈbæt ɪv
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word combative
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ready or inclined to fight; pugnacious.
Origin of combative:
contentious, combative, disputatious, disputative, litigious(adj)
inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
"a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit"
agonistic, agonistical, combative(adj)
striving to overcome in argument
"a dialectical and agonistic approach"
battleful, bellicose, combative(adj)
having or showing a ready disposition to fight
"bellicose young officers"; "a combative impulse"; "a contentious nature"
Given to fighting; disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious.
His combative style leads to many arguments.
disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious
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