warpath

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

warpath (plural warpaths)

  1. (historical) The route taken by a party of Native Americans going on a warlike expedition.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Schoolcraft to this entry?)
  2. (figuratively) A course of action that leads to battle or hostility.

Usage notesEdit

This word is most often used in the phrase “on the warpath”.

TranslationsEdit

Last modified on 14 December 2013, at 02:23