Student Thesaurus

One entry found for contentious.
Entry Word: contentious
Function: adjective
Text: 1 feeling or displaying eagerness to fight <the Tartars were a contentious people who terrorized much of Asia and eastern Europe during the Middle Ages> -- see BELLIGERENT
2 given to arguing <a tiresomely contentious person who likes to argue for the sake of arguing> -- see ARGUMENTATIVE 1