Definition of combative
: marked by eagerness to fight or contend
Examples of combative in a sentence
When the police tried to arrest him, he became combative.
<channeling his naturally combative impulses into sports>
First Known Use of combative
COMBATIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of combative for English Language Learners
: having or showing a willingness to fight or argue
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