What is another word for truculent?

352 synonyms found


[ tɹˈʌkjʊlənt], [ tɹˈʌkjʊlənt], [ t_ɹ_ˈʌ_k_j_ʊ_l_ə_n_t]

Truculent is a word that is used to describe someone who is aggressive or belligerent. It is a rather strong and forceful word, and as such, there are several synonyms that can be used to convey a similar meaning. Some of these synonyms include combative, hostile, quarrelsome, pugnacious, and bellicose. Other words that are similar in meaning to truculent include contentious, confrontational, and argumentative. These words all convey a sense of aggression and hostility, and can be used to describe someone who is difficult to deal with or who tends to be confrontational in their interactions with others.

Synonyms for Truculent:

How to use "Truculent" in context?

Truculent is a hard word to define. For one, it has a sense of anger or hostility. For another, it has a hostile, fierce or brilliant nature. It is also a word that describes someone or something that is fearless, unafraid and aggressive.

Some people might use the word to describe a dog that is highly protective of its owner or territory. This can be seen as a positive trait, as it shows that the dog is fiercely loyal. Further, a Truculent animal is less likely to back down in a confrontation and will be harder to intimidate.

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