Definition of argumentative adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

argumentative

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌɑːɡjuˈmentətɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɑːrɡjuˈmentətɪv//
 
 
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a person who is argumentative likes arguing or often starts arguing Everyone in the family was argumentative. Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French argumentatif, -ive or late Latin argumentativus, from argumentari ‘conduct an argument’.
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