Student Thesaurus

One entry found for argumentative.
Entry Word: argumentative
Function: adjective
Text: 1 given to arguing <Ryan's argumentative nature is such that he's always insisting he didn't make the fouls that the referee calls>
Synonyms contentious, disputatious, quarrelsome, scrappy
Related Words bellicose, belligerent, combative, pugnacious, truculent; balky, contrary, ornery, perverse, restive, wayward; disobedient, froward, insubordinate, intractable, recalcitrant, refractory; hardheaded, headstrong, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, pigheaded, resistant, self-willed, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, uncooperative, unreasonable, unyielding, willful (or wilful)
Near Antonyms acquiescent, agreeable, amenable, complaisant, compliant, complying, conciliatory, cooperative, obliging; docile, obedient, submissive, tractable
2 feeling or displaying eagerness to fight <an argumentative gang of bullies always looking for a fight> -- see BELLIGERENT