- litigation friend,
- litmus paper,
- litmus test,
Origin of litigious
Examples from the Web for litigious
ANDREA CONSTAND (2004) The most litigious of the group is Constand.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are “not litigious people,” as Sarah said, but they felt they had a right to sue.
Could a director get away with that in these litigious times?‘Exorcist’ Director William Friedkin Tells All in New Memoir|Lloyd Grove|April 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The community is both tight-lipped and litigious, a combination that makes it difficult to find people willing to talk about it.Juiciest Bits From Vanity Fair’s Tom Cruise Exposé||September 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Authorities believe that the litigious Alcala, who has filed numerous complaints about his care in prison, will fight extradition.
We hold that it is not right that all the peaceable citizens should be taxed to enable two litigious fellows to quarrel.Caesar's Column|Ignatius Donnelly
That his litigious spirit should sometimes have brought Friar Brian into trouble we cannot wonder.The Grey Friars in Oxford|Andrew G. Little
The mountaineer is not only a born fighter but he is also litigious by nature and tradition.Our Southern Highlanders|Horace Kephart
Her wayfaring ancestors and her litigious father had done well by Jean.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
In Maryland and South Carolina a litigious spirit prevailed, and there arose a small body of lawyers fairly well equipped.The Colonies 1492-1750|Reuben Gold Thwaites
Word Origin for litigious
late 14c., "fond of disputes," from Middle French litigieux and directly from Latin litigiosus "contentious, quarrelsome," from litigium "dispute, strife," related to litigare (see litigation). Meaning "fond of engaging in lawsuits" is from 1620s. Earlier in English than litigate or litigation. Related: Litigiousness.