Definition of quarrelsome:
eristic, waspish, good-natured, passionate, hasty, hotheaded, combative, huffy, peevish, polemical, excitable, unruly, arguing, irascible, violent, militant, irritable, scrappy, warlike, pugnacious, argumentative, peaceful, fractious, polemic, petulant, peppery, thin-skinned, conflict, disputatious, cross, factious, tempestuous, truculent, litigious, impassioned, bellicose, calm, belligerent, agreeable, touchy, cantankerous, snappish, fiery, attack, churlish, testy.
- contentious (part of speech: adjective)
- discordant (part of speech: adjective)
- "Carnival", Compton Mackenzie.
A cold May and a warm June is what I prefers myself,- but when you get the cuckoo and the nightingale clicketin' together in the woods on the First of May, you can look out for quarrelsome weather at Midsummer, leastways so I have heard my mother often say, and she was considered a wise woman in her time, I do assure you!- "God's Good Man", Marie Corelli.
- "Middy and Ensign", G. Manville Fenn.