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Wordnet 3.0


1. given to quarreling;
- Example: "arguing children"
- Example: "quarrelsome when drinking"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quarrelsome \Quar"rel*some\, a. Apt or disposed to quarrel; given to brawls and contention; easily irritated or provoked to contest; irascible; choleric. [1913 Webster] Syn: Pugnacious; irritable; irascible; brawling; choleric; fiery; petulant. [1913 Webster] -- Quar"rel*some*ly, adv. -- Quar"rel*some*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

quarrelsome adj 1: given to quarreling; "arguing children"; "quarrelsome when drinking"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

118 Moby Thesaurus words for "quarrelsome": acrid, adverse, aggressive, antagonistic, antipathetic, argumental, argumentative, battling, bellicose, belligerent, bickering, bitter, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, brawling, cankered, cat-and-dog, cat-and-doggish, caustic, chauvinist, chauvinistic, choleric, clashing, colliding, combative, conflicting, contending, contentious, contestant, contesting, contrary, controversial, counter, crabbed, cranky, cross, despiteful, dialectic, disagreeable, disputant, disputatious, dissentient, dissentious, dissident, divisive, dyspeptic, enemy, eristic, factional, factious, ferocious, fierce, fighting, fractious, full of fight, full of hate, grouchy, hateful, hawkish, hostile, ill-humored, inimical, irascible, irritable, jingo, jingoish, jingoist, jingoistic, litigious, logomachic, malevolent, malicious, malignant, martial, militant, militaristic, military, offensive, partisan, peevish, petulant, pilpulistic, polarizing, polemic, pro and con, pugnacious, querulous, rancorous, repugnant, saber-rattling, sanguinary, sanguineous, savage, scrappy, set against, shrewish, soldierlike, soldierly, sore, spiteful, squabbling, striving, struggling, testy, trigger-happy, truculent, unfriendly, unpacific, unpeaceable, unpeaceful, venomous, virulent, vitriolic, warlike, warmongering, warring, wrangling