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warpath Line breaks: war|path
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːpɑːθ/

Definition of warpath in English:


(in phrase on the warpath)
Angry and ready or eager for confrontation: her outraged husband was on the warpath
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  • What is more important, protecting the safety of children and their carers, or appeasing angry men on the warpath?
  • Even the most silly distorted fact, tongue-in-cheek headline or top-spinned newspaper tales concerning Hibs put this awkward customer on the warpath.
  • This is a good political answer to an often awkward question, and the Labour MP for Glasgow Kelvin is a time-served politician once again on the warpath.


With reference to American Indians heading towards a battle with an enemy.

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