- The definition of litigious is full of lawsuits.
An example of litigious is a person who sues lots of people or businesses; a litigious property owner.
- given to carrying on lawsuits
- disputable at law
- of lawsuits
Origin: Middle English from Middle French litigieux from Classical Latin litigiosus from litigium, strife from litigare: see litigate
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- Of, relating to, or characterized by litigation.
- Tending to engage in lawsuits.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin lītigiōsus, from lītigium, dispute, from lītigāre, to quarrel; see litigate.
- li·tiˈgious·ly adverb
- li·tiˈgious·ness noun