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



BrE BrE//lɪˈtɪdʒəs//
; NAmE NAmE//lɪˈtɪdʒəs//
(formal, disapproving)
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too ready to take disagreements to court Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French litigieux or Latin litigiosus from litigium ‘litigation’, from lis, lit- ‘lawsuit’.
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