- The definition of combative is a person who likes to fight or argue.
- An example of combative is a person who likes to debate about everything.
- An example of combative is someone who picks fights with strangers.
A combative pair.
combative definition by Webster's New World
fond of fighting or struggling; ready or eager to fight; pugnacious
combative definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Eager or disposed to fight; belligerent. See Synonyms at argumentative.
- com·batˈive·ly adverb
- com·batˈive·ness noun