truculent
1. [ adjective ] defiantly aggressive
Examples:

"as truculent as a small boy who thinks his big brother can lick anybody"

Related terms: aggressive
2. [ adjective ] aggressively hostile
Examples:

"a truculent speech against the new government"

Related terms: hostile
Similar spelling:   truculently
  truculency
  truculence
  truckle
  trickle
  truckling
  triclinic
  triclinium
  Trickel
  Tragulidae