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having chip on shoulder

  • as inargumentative
  • as inpolemic
  • as inpolemical
  • as inscrappy
  • as inlitigiousness
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Synonyms for having chip on shoulder

adj wanting to quarrel
  • belligerent
  • combative
  • contentious
  • opinionated
  • contrary
  • controversial
  • disputatious
  • factious
  • fire-eating
  • having a chip on one's shoulder
  • litigious
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • salty
  • scrappy
  • spiky
  • touchy

Antonyms for having chip on shoulder

  • compromising
  • agreeable
  • complaisant
  • friendly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to having chip on shoulder

argumentative

adjective. wanting to quarrel

litigiousness

noun. argumentativeness

polemic

adjective. argumentative

polemical

adjective. argumentative

scrappy

adjective. argumentative
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.