on the warpath

idiom

Definition of on the warpath

informal
: angry and ready to fight with, criticize, or punish someone The boss is on the warpath today because the project is behind schedule. Her supporters went on the warpath in response to her opponent's accusations.

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“On the warpath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20warpath. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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