battlesome

[bat-l-suh m]

adjective

argumentative; quarrelsome.

Nearby words

  1. battlements,
  2. battlepiece,
  3. battleplane,
  4. battleship,
  5. battleship gray,
  6. battleworthy,
  7. battologize,
  8. battology,
  9. battue,
  10. battuta

Origin of battlesome

First recorded in 1875–80; battle1 + -some1

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