Definition of pugnaciously in English:

pugnaciously

adverb

See pugnacious

  • ‘‘My Times,’ by contrast, is the work of a journalistic fugitive with nothing to lose, a man pugnaciously determined to go down swinging.’
  • ‘But Stacey pugnaciously defends his bandmate.’
  • ‘There it was: a shiny black, three-ton hulk of metal squatting pugnaciously on the narrow beach road near my parents' home.’
  • ‘She would bark pugnaciously - a throaty howl almost like a mating cry - whenever she got a hint of their presence, even if they just whispered too loud at the window.’
  • ‘The company has been pugnaciously fighting legal cases against rivals.’

Pronunciation

pugnaciously

/pʌɡˈneɪʃəsli/