inclined to quarrel or fight readily; quarrelsome; belligerent; combative.
readily disposed to fight; belligerent
noun 1. a short, broad, somewhat turned-up nose. noun 1. a short stubby upturned nose
noun 1. a light turban worn in India. 2. a scarf of silk or cotton, usually colored or printed, wound round a hat or helmet and falling down behind as a protection against the sun. Compare havelock.
- Pugwash conferences
/ˈpʌɡˌwɒʃ/ plural noun 1. international peace conferences of scientists held regularly to discuss world problems: Nobel peace prize 1995 awarded to Joseph Rotblat, one of the founders of the conferences, secretary-general (1957–73), and president from 1988
noun 1. (NZ) another name for sow thistle
interjection 1. a humorous spelling of the emphatic pronunciation of please, suggesting the speaker’s exasperation interjection please!; an expression of indignation, disbelief, or scorn; also written puh-lease, puh-leez Examples You’re going to teach me how to ice skate? Puh-leeze! Word Origin alteration of please Usage Note informal