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quar·rel·some

 (kwôr′əl-səm, kwŏr′-)
adj.
1. Given to quarreling; contentious. See Synonyms at argumentative.
2. Marked by quarreling.

quarrelsome

(ˈkwɒrəlsəm)
adj
inclined to quarrel or disagree; belligerent
ˈquarrelsomely adv
ˈquarrelsomeness n

quar•rel•some

(ˈkwɔr əl səm, ˈkwɒr-)

adj.
inclined to quarrel; argumentative; contentious.
[1590–1600]
quar′rel•some•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.quarrelsome - given to quarreling; "arguing children"; "quarrelsome when drinking"
argumentative - given to or characterized by argument; "an argumentative discourse"; "argumentative to the point of being cantankerous"; "an intelligent but argumentative child"

quarrelsome

quarrelsome

adjective
Translations
مَيّال إلى الشِّجار
hádavý
stridbar
veszekedõs
deilugjarn
huysuzkavgacı

quarrelsome

[ˈkwɒrəlsəm] ADJpendenciero, peleón

quarrelsome

[ˈkwɒrəlsəm] adjquerelleur/euse

quarrelsome

adjstreitsüchtig; woman alsozänkisch

quarrelsome

[ˈkwɒrlsəm] adjlitigioso/a

quarrel

(ˈkworəl) noun
an angry disagreement or argument. I've had a quarrel with my girl-friend.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈquarrelled , (American) ˈquarreled
to have an angry argument (with someone). I've quarrelled with my girl-friend; My girl-friend and I have quarrelled.
ˈquarrelsome adjective
inclined to quarrel. quarrelsome children.
ˈquarrelsomeness noun
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