What does the word hostile mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to an enemy.

Usage examples for 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 by Zane Grey
  2. She hated the life that showed itself so hostile to her. – Four Phases of Love by 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 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
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