Definition of argumentative
1 : given to argument : tending to argue : having or showing a tendency to disagree or argue with other people in an angry way : disputatious He became argumentative when confronted with the allegation. an argumentative temperament … had been a pigheaded, argumentative, irascible, and unlikable man … — Colleen McCullough
2 : consisting of or characterized by argument argumentative discourse aired their opinions in an argumentative way
Examples of argumentative in a sentence
He became more argumentative during the debate.
he's too argumentative to be part of a project in which teamwork is critical
Origin and Etymology of argumentative
First Known Use: 15th century
ARGUMENTATIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of argumentative for English Language Learners
: tending to argue : having or showing a tendency to disagree or argue with other people in an angry way
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