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Pugnacious synonyms

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Showing a readiness to fight or quarrel
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  1. Showing a readiness to fight or quarrel
  2. Of, pertaining to, or engaged in warfare.
  3. Inclined or eager to fight; hostile or aggressive.
  1. Boldly resisting opposition.
  2. Full of defiance; openly and boldly resisting
  3. Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.
Showing antagonism; acting in opposition
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  1. Showing antagonism; acting in opposition
  2. Contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces.
Given to fighting; disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious.
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  1. Given to fighting; disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious.
  2. Fond of fighting or struggling; ready or eager to fight; pugnacious
  3. Eager or disposed to fight.
Of a quarrelsome or hostile nature; eager to fight or quarrel; warlike
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  1. Of a quarrelsome or hostile nature; eager to fight or quarrel; warlike
  2. Warlike or hostile in manner or temperament.
At war; designating or of a state recognized under international law as being engaged in a war
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  1. At war; designating or of a state recognized under international law as being engaged in a war
  2. Of, pertaining to, or engaged in warfare.
  3. Inclined or eager to fight; hostile or aggressive.
Fond of fighting or struggling; ready or eager to fight; pugnacious
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  1. Fond of fighting or struggling; ready or eager to fight; pugnacious
  2. Given to fighting; disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious.
  3. Eager or disposed to fight.
Involving or causing contention; controversial:
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  1. Involving or causing contention; controversial:
  2. Of or marked by contention
  3. Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
Feeling or showing enmity or ill will:
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  1. Feeling or showing enmity or ill will:
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an enemy:
  3. Being in opposition; opposed:
Ready and willing to fight; esp., vigorous or aggressive in supporting or promoting a cause
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  1. Ready and willing to fight; esp., vigorous or aggressive in supporting or promoting a cause
  2. Fighting or warring.
  3. Having a combative character; aggressive, especially in the service of a cause:
  1. Argumentative; belligerent; contentious; given to quarreling.
  2. Given to quarreling; contentious.
  3. Marked by quarreling.
Made of scraps; consisting of odds and ends
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  1. Made of scraps; consisting of odds and ends
  2. Full of fighting spirit.
  3. (Informal) Fond of fighting, arguing, etc.; aggressive
Disposed to violence; ferocious or cruel.
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  1. Disposed to violence; ferocious or cruel.
  2. Fierce; cruel; savage; ferocious
  3. Disposed or eager to fight or engage in hostile opposition; belligerent.
  1. Martial, bellicose or militaristic.
  2. Fit for, fond of, or ready for war; bellicose; martial
  3. Hostile and belligerent.
Find another word for pugnacious. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pugnacious, like: belligerent, defiant, antagonistic, combative, quarrelsome, rebellious, belligerent, bellicose, belligerent, combative and contentious.