Part of speech: adjective

Having a spirit of enmity.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to an enemy.

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Usage examples "hostile":

  1. Well, Betty, hostile Injuns are hidin' and waitin' fer you in them high rushes right where you were makin' fer," said Wetzel. - "Betty Zane", Zane Grey.
  2. She hated the life that showed itself so hostile to her. - "Four Phases of Love", Paul Heyse.
  3. Half an hour later closed hostile columns marched on the place from east and west. - "The Franco-German War of 1870-71", Count Helmuth, von Moltke.