disputatious


dis·pu·ta·tious

adjective \-shəs\

Definition of DISPUTATIOUS

1
a :  inclined to dispute
b :  marked by disputation
2
:  provoking debate :  controversial
dis·pu·ta·tious·ly adverb
dis·pu·ta·tious·ness noun

Examples of DISPUTATIOUS

  1. <a long history of little wars waged by the disputatious countries occupying that European peninsula>
  2. <a disputatious professor who could give you an argument on just about anything>

First Known Use of DISPUTATIOUS

1660

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