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

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. quarrelsome

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarrelsomeadjective

    given to quarreling

    "arguing children"; "quarrelsome when drinking"

    Antonyms:
    unargumentative

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quarrelsomeadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. quarrelsomeadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "quarrelsome":

    cruel

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#11289cruel
#18470fiery
#26620irritable
#27806contentious
#84984litigious
#103649petulant
#104374brawling
#116184irascible
#133494pugnacious
#136732quarrelsome
#256850choleric

How to use quarrelsome in a sentence?

  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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