Definition of altercative in English:

altercative

adjective

rare
  • Characterized by altercation.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Cotton Mather (1663–1728), minister in America and author. From altercate + -ive. Compare Middle French altercatif, alterquatif producing altercations.

Pronunciation

altercative

/ˈɒltəkətɪv//ˈɔːltəkətɪv/