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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wawr-path, -pahth]
    • /ˈwɔrˌpæθ, -ˌpɑθ/
    • /ˈwɔː.pɑːθ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawr-path, -pahth]
    • /ˈwɔrˌpæθ, -ˌpɑθ/

Definitions of warpath word

  • noun plural warpath the path or course taken by American Indians on a warlike expedition. 1
  • idioms warpath on the warpath, seeking, preparing for, or engaged in war or aggressive pursuit. in a state of anger or indignation; hostile. 1
  • noun warpath Angry and ready or eager for confrontation. 1
  • noun warpath the route taken by North American Indians on a warlike expedition 0
  • noun warpath the path or course taken by American Indians on a warlike expedition 0
  • noun warpath (historical) The route taken by a party of Native Americans going on a warlike expedition. 0

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Origin of warpath

First appearance:

before 1745
One of the 47% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1745-55; war1 + path

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Parts of speech for Warpath


warpath popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 70% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for warpath

noun warpath

  • antagonism — Antagonism between people is hatred or dislike between them. Antagonisms are instances of this.
  • meanness — the state or quality of being mean.
  • aggression — Aggression is a quality of anger and determination that makes you ready to attack other people.
  • animosity — Animosity is a strong feeling of dislike and anger. Animosities are feelings of this kind.
  • antipathy — Antipathy is a strong feeling of dislike or hostility towards someone or something.

Antonyms for warpath

noun warpath

  • friendship — the state of being a friend; association as friends: to value a person's friendship.
  • good will — friendly disposition; benevolence; kindness.
  • happiness — the quality or state of being happy.
  • kindness — the state or quality of being kind: kindness to animals.
  • like — in like manner with; similarly to; in the manner characteristic of: He works like a beaver.

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