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Synonyms for quarrelsome
ˈkwɔr əl səm, ˈkwɒr-quar·rel·some

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  1. quarrelsome

    choleric, irascible, petulant, litigious, pugnacious, brawling, fiery, hot-tempered, contentious, irritable

    peaceable, amenable, genial, unquarrelsome, inoffensive, mild, meek, conciliatory, bland, suave

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarrelsomeadjective

    given to quarreling

    "arguing children"; "quarrelsome when drinking"


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quarrelsomeadjective

    irascible, choleric, irritable, petulant, cross, contentious, disputatious, litigious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. quarrelsomeadjective

    disputatious, contentious, irascible, choleric, litigious, pugnacious, brawling

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  1. William Penn:

    All excess is ill, but drunkenness is of the worst sort. It spoils health, dismounts the mind, and unmans men. It reveals secrets, is quarrelsome, lascivious, impudent, dangerous and bad.

  2. Jerome K. Jerome:

    I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.

  3. Proverb:

    It’s better to live alone in the corner of an attic than with a quarrelsome wife in a lovely home

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