Definitions for truculentˈtrʌk yə lənt, ˈtru kyə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. truculent(adj)

    defiantly aggressive

    "a truculent speech against the new government"

Wiktionary

  1. truculent(Adjective)

    cruel or savage

    When we were touring on a riverboat near Dandong, the truculent North Korean soldiers from the other side of the river gave us a steely-eyed death stare.

  2. truculent(Adjective)

    Deadly or destructive.

  3. truculent(Adjective)

    Defiant or uncompromising.

  4. truculent(Adjective)

    Eager or quick to argue, fight or start a conflict.

  5. Origin: First attested circa 1540, from truculentus, from trux.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Truculent(adj)

    fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous; as, the truculent inhabitants of Scythia

  2. Truculent(adj)

    cruel; destructive; ruthless


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