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



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 Originlate Middle English: from Old French argumentatif, -ive or late Latin argumentativus, from argumentari ‘conduct an argument’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: argumentative