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Meaning of TRUCULENT

Pronunciation:  'trukyulunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  defiantly aggressive; "as truculent as a small boy who thinks his big brother can lick anybody"
  2. [adj]  aggressively hostile; "a truculent speech against the new government"
 

TRUCULENT is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: aggressive, hostile
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tru"cu*lent\, a. [L. truculentus, fr. trux, gen.
trucis, wild, fierce: cf. F. truculent.]
1. Fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous; as, the truculent
   inhabitants of Scythia. --Ray.

2. Cruel; destructive; ruthless.

         More or less truculent plagues.       --Harvey.

 

 

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