Synonyms of pugnacious in English:

pugnacious

adjective

  • the bouncer that night was a pugnacious 42-year-old from East London
    combative, aggressive, antagonistic, belligerent, bellicose, warlike, quarrelsome, argumentative, contentious, disputatious, defiant, hostile, threatening, truculent; irascible, fiery, hot-tempered, ill-tempered, bad-tempered, rough
    [Antonyms] peaceable, friendly
  • Definition of pugnacious in:

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    Word of the day apposite
    Pronunciation: ˈapəzit
    adjective
    apt in the circumstances or relation to something