on the warpath
Definition of on the warpath
: 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: the route taken by a party of American Indians going on a warlike expedition or to a war
: a hostile or combative course of action or frame of mind
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