- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||tending to quarrel easily or frequently; bad-tempered; argumentative.
The neighbors said they were a quarrelsome couple who argued late into the night.She was careful not to bring up certain subjects with her quarrelsome husband.
- argumentative, bad-tempered, contentious, disputatious
- good-natured, peaceable
- similar words:
- bellicose, belligerent, cantankerous, combative, controversial, fractious, hotheaded, ill-natured, litigious, pugnacious, truculent, turbulent
||choleric, churlish, factious, grumpy, hostile, ornery, peevish, perverse, ugly
||quarrelsomely (adv.), quarrelsomeness (n.)