argumentative


ar·gu·men·ta·tive

adjective \ˌär-gyə-ˈmen-tə-tiv\

: tending to argue : having or showing a tendency to disagree or argue with other people in an angry way

Full Definition of ARGUMENTATIVE

1
:  characterized by argument :  controversial
2
:  given to argument :  disputatious
ar·gu·men·ta·tive·ly adverb

Variants of ARGUMENTATIVE

ar·gu·men·ta·tive also ar·gu·men·tive \-ˈmen-tiv\

Examples of ARGUMENTATIVE

  1. He became more argumentative during the debate.
  2. <he's too argumentative to be part of a project in which teamwork is critical>

First Known Use of ARGUMENTATIVE

15th century

Rhymes with ARGUMENTATIVE

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