Meaning of hostile
Pronunciation: (hos'tl or, esp. Brit., -tīl), [key]
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an enemy: a hostile nation.
- opposed in feeling, action, or character; antagonistic: hostile criticism.
- characterized by antagonism.
- not friendly, warm, or generous; not hospitable.
- a person or thing that is antagonistic or unfriendly.
- an enemy soldier, plane, ship, etc.
- hostile (Thesaurus)