What does quarrelsome mean?

Definitions for quarrelsome
ˈkwɔr əl səm, ˈkwɒr-quar·rel·some

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarrelsome(adj)

    given to quarreling

    "arguing children"; "quarrelsome when drinking"

Wiktionary

  1. quarrelsome(Adjective)

    Argumentative; belligerent; contentious; given to quarreling.

    She's too quarrelsome to participate in a civil conversation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quarrelsome(adj)

    apt or disposed to quarrel; given to brawls and contention; easily irritated or provoked to contest; irascible; choleric

How to pronounce quarrelsome?

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

How to say quarrelsome in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarrelsome in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarrelsome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of quarrelsome in a Sentence

  1. Proverb:

    It’s better to live alone in the corner of an attic than with a quarrelsome wife in a lovely home

  2. Jerome K. Jerome:

    I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.

  3. William Penn:

    All excess is ill, but drunkenness is of the worst sort. It spoils health, dismounts the mind, and unmans men. It reveals secrets, is quarrelsome, lascivious, impudent, dangerous and bad.

  4. Aesop:

    A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break one by one. This they did with the greatest ease. Then said the father, Thus, my sons, as long as you remain united, you are a match for anything, but differ and separate, and you are undone.

Images & Illustrations of quarrelsome

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