Talk or behave in such a way as to provoke a fight or argument: it wasn’t in his nature to pick a fight with anyone
More example sentences
- ‘If they want to pick a fight, they've picked a fight with the wrong guy,’ he said in a telephone interview.
- I think one of the reasons why I rarely, if ever, actually pick a fight or argument is because I play the scene out inside my head before I do anything.
- ‘Sometimes he just almost seems to pick a fight with people for the sake of picking a fight, and I don't think that can be very helpful,’ he says.