Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A course that leads to warfare or battle.
  • noun A hostile course or mood.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Among the American Indians, the path or route followed by a war like expedition; also, the military undertaking itself.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The route taken by a party of Indians going on a warlike expedition.
  • noun on a hostile expedition; hence, colloquially, about to attack a person or measure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a course of action that leads to battle or hostility

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun hostile or belligerent mood
  • noun a course leading to warfare or battle

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Examples

  • The organization could do much good in getting more concessions for liquor stores, but it has chosen the all or nothing, slash and burn warpath, which is sad.

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  • Bush Arms Buildup Rivals Hitler and Stalin yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Bush Arms Buildup Rivals Hitler and Stalin'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: A sure sign tyrants are on the warpath is their military spending.

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  • They are all cookie-cutter stereotypes who go on the "warpath," whooping and scalping, and who say things like, "Me hunt-um buffalo."

    DRAGON'S TEETH by Keith Miles (Popular Library 1973)

  • They are all cookie-cutter stereotypes who go on the "warpath," whooping and scalping, and who say things like, "Me hunt-um buffalo."

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  • Before the Red men went on the "warpath" they painted their faces, so as to frighten their foes.

    Highroads of Geography

  • Congress on the "warpath," and being less likely to put up the kind of money needed to do it; enriching vulture investors may "convince ordinary Americans that their government is a racket run for the benefit of Wall Street;" and when all is said and done, PPIP may not work.

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  • Congress on the "warpath," and being less likely to put up the kind of money needed to do it; enriching vulture investors may "convince ordinary Americans that their government is a racket run for the benefit of Wall Street;" and when all is said and done, PPIP may not work.

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  • And no, by "warpath" I am not referring to the video game, the music group, or the Washington Redskins 'official website.

    Chuck Newton

  • And no, by "warpath" I am not referring to the video game, the music group, or the Washington Redskins 'official website.

    Chuck Newton

  • And no, by "warpath" I am not referring to the video game, the music group, or the Washington Redskins 'official website.

    Chuck Newton

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