[kuh m-bat-iv, kom-buh-tiv, kuhm-] /kəmˈbæt ɪv, ˈkɒm bə tɪv, ˈkʌm-/
ready or inclined to fight; pugnacious:
He displayed a most unpleasant, combative attitude.
eager or ready to fight, argue, etc; aggressive
1819, from combat + -ive. In 1820s-30s, much associated with phrenology. Related: Combatively; combativeness (1815).
noun 1. . noun 1. U.S. Military. a close-fitting waist-length woolen jacket with snugly fitting cuffs and waist, formerly worn as part of the service uniform. 2. any of various adaptations of this jacket in men’s and women’s sportswear. noun a loose-fitting, fully lined jacket with a full interlining made from a waterproof, moisture-permeable membrane […]
noun 1. .
- Combat pants
noun loose-fitting pants with multiple pockets on the legs; also called combat trousers Examples Combat pants are part of the uniform.
[kom-bat-red-ee, kuhm-] /ˈkɒm bætˈrɛd i, ˈkʌm-/ adjective 1. sufficiently equipped, trained, and numerically strong to engage an enemy.