Li*ti"gious (?), a. [L. litigiosus, fr. litigium dispute, quarrel, fr. litigare: cf. F. litigieux. See Litigation.]


Inclined to judicial contest; given to the practice of contending in law; guarrelsome; contentious; fond of litigation.

" A pettifogging attorney or a litigious client."


Soldiers find wars, and lawyers find out still Litigious men, who guarrels move. Donne.


Subject to contention; disputable; controvertible; debatable; doubtful; precarious.


No fences, parted fields, nor marks, nor bounds, Distinguished acres of litigious grounds. Dryden.


Of or pertaining to legal disputes.

Nor brothers cite to the litigious bar. Young.


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