noun(in phrase on the warpath)
Angry and ready or eager for confrontation: he intends to go on the warpath with a national campaign to reverse the decision
More example sentences
- My eternally humorless grouch of a nanny was on the warpath, intending to scrub me clean after a messy cops and robbers game gone horribly muddy.
- We also had, on the French side from Quebec, a certain trace of American Indian ancestry - so, if I go on the warpath once in a while, you'll understand why.
- In the noble name of ‘federalism,’ the Supreme Court, under Chief Justice William Rehnquist, is on the warpath against the Congress.
with reference to American Indians heading toward a battle with an enemy.
Definition of warpath in:
- The British & World English dictionary