Loading...

American Dictionary of the English Language

Dictionary Search

Litigious


LITIG'IOUS, adjective [Latin litigiosus.]

1. Inclined to judicial contest; given to the practice of contending in law; quarrelsome; contentious; applied to persons. a litigious man is a bad neighbor and a bad citizen.

2. Disputable; controvertible; subject to contention; as litigious right.

No fences, parted fields, nor marks nor bounds, distinguish'd acres of litigious grounds.