American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characterized by litigation.
- adj. Tending to engage in lawsuits.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Inclined to litigate or go to law; given to the practice of bringing lawsuits; fond of litigation; contentious.
- Subject to or dependent upon legal contest; hence, disputable; controvertible; subject to contention: as, litigious right.
- Of or pertaining to litigation; relating to or connected with legal contention.
- adj. Of or relating to litigation.
- adj. Inclined to engage in lawsuits.
- adj. Argumentative or combative.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Inclined to initiate lawsuits; given to the practice of contending in law; fond of litigation.
- adj. Quarrelsome; contentious; argumentative.
- adj. Subject to contention; disputable; controvertible; debatable; doubtful; precarious.
- adj. Of or pertaining to legal disputes.
- adj. of or relating to litigation
- adj. inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
- Middle English, from Old French, from Latin lītigiōsus, from lītigium, dispute, from lītigāre, to quarrel; see litigate. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Can I call the litigious one a self-obsessed arse without being sued?”
“But the management saw it as potentially a health and safety issue in litigious Britain.”
“Clearly the patent system in the U.S. has become one that is litigious, that is complicated," she said at the permanent representation of the German state of Bavaria to the EU.”
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“Amazingly, after five and a half years, not one single victim's case from 9/11 has even been heard in a court of law -- in spite of the fact that the US is known as a litigious society with an abundance of aggressive lawyers.”
“TOOBIN: Non-litigious, which is the key word there, what that means is working out a settlement outside the courtroom, not having litigation.”
“The tenants were not going to be frustrated by that -- being Irishmen and litigious, which is one and the same thing.”
“Whatever the laws may be, they seem to give perfect satisfaction to the inhabitants, who cannot be called a litigious race.”
“I wish you would change that word 'litigant,' Mr. Wart," said Mr. Tracy, who during the reading of the award sat listening with fixed attention, and nodding his head, somewhat in the manner of one keeping time in a concert: "I don't like that word; it would imply that Mr. Meriwether and myself have been litigious, which is too strong a term.”
“On one hand, Tatchell's "celebrity activist" style irritates those who feel sidelined by his prominence and threatened by his "litigious" reputation.”
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