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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.
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quarrelsome

(ˈkwɒrəlsəm)
adj
inclined to quarrel or disagree; belligerent
ˈquarrelsomely adv
ˈquarrelsomeness n
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quar•rel•some

(ˈkwɔr əl səm, ˈkwɒr-)

adj.
inclined to quarrel; argumentative; contentious.
[1590–1600]
quar′rel•some•ly, adv.
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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"
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quarrelsome

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quarrelsome

adjective
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Translations
مَيّال إلى الشِّجار
hádavý
stridbar
veszekedõs
deilugjarn
huysuzkavgacı

quarrelsome

[ˈkwɒrəlsəm] ADJpendenciero, peleón
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quarrelsome

[ˈkwɒrəlsəm] adjquerelleur/euse
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quarrelsome

adjstreitsüchtig; woman alsozänkisch
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quarrelsome

[ˈkwɒrlsəm] adjlitigioso/a
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
We drink tea together, dark tea made for grown-ups, talk slightly, quarrelsomely, like the grown-ups whose tea we drink.
Baboon is asked: "What do you know about Bushmen?" and Scorpion answers quarrelsomely on his behalf: "Can't you see that he resembles one?" ("Wat weet jy van Boesmans?"; "Kan jy nie sien hy trek op een nie?" Weideman 44).
Israelis, the writers especially, are so quarrelsomely overt about their political opinions that you can simply deal with them as citizens.