What does combative mean?

Definitions for combative
kəmˈbæt ɪvcom·bat·ive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. agonistic, agonistical, combative(adj)

    striving to overcome in argument

    "a dialectical and agonistic approach"

  3. battleful, bellicose, combative(adj)

    having or showing a ready disposition to fight

    "bellicose young officers"; "a combative impulse"; "a contentious nature"

Wiktionary

  1. combative(Adjective)

    Given to fighting; disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious.

    His combative style leads to many arguments.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Combative(adj)

    disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious

How to pronounce combative?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say combative in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of combative in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of combative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of combative in a Sentence

  1. Brandi Glanville:

    'Beverly Hills Housewives' will always be a part of my life, she said. It’s like you are grandfathered in... but it has been nice to have a break [from] not always having to strategize and think about what is going to happen next and who is going to come at you. Like constantly being combative with other people, it’s just not healthy or fun.

  2. Joe Funk:

    They just lose control, they will be combative and violent, just cussing you out. And after they come of it, they don't realize what they did.

  3. United States:

    Sometimes you might have people who like to create tension, be combative, go to war to divert attention.

  4. Mayim Bialik:

    Everything was a competition, these were not my people. I left in tears. Moms are so competitive! Why is that? Is it because we’re just catty and combative by nature? Is it because we’re bored and we have nothing better to do?

  5. San Diego.Now Chesebro:

    All I'm doing is showing them their data, it's not really combative. It's demonstrative.

Images & Illustrations of combative

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