Definition of argumentatively in US English:

argumentatively

adverb

  • See argumentative

    • ‘They may choose to write argumentatively, in dialogical form, a method used by many early writers.’
    • ‘But this study suggests that maximizing our serotonin with tryptophan will help us behave even more dominantly and less argumentatively, which can keep us feeling confident and help us accomplish our goals.’
    • ‘‘She's the queen's daughter too,’ I added argumentatively.’
    • ‘But my co-panelist was argumentatively skeptical.’
    • ‘Hill's is a thematic biography, moving emotionally as much as argumentatively.’