Definition of litigious
- an increasingly litigious society
- not known to be litigious when purchased
- —James Muirhead
- a litigious situation
a very litigious group of people
this litigious age in which we live
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: too ready or eager to sue someone or something in a court of law : tending or likely to engage in lawsuits
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