from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Given to arguing; disputatious.
- adj. Of or characterized by argument: an argumentative discourse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. prone to argue or dispute
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Consisting of, or characterized by, argument; containing a process of reasoning.
- adj. Adductive as proof; indicative.
- adj. Given to argument; characterized by argument; disputatious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting in argument; containing a process of reasoning; controversial: as, an argumentative discourse.
- Showing reasons for.
- Addicted to argument; disputatious: as, an argumentative writer; he is very argumentative.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. given to or characterized by argument
From argumentat-, stem of Latin argumentari ("to prove, to conclude") + -ive (Wiktionary)