On the warpath
Warpath War"path`, n. The route taken by a party of Indians going on a warlike expedition. --Schoolcraft. [1913 Webster]

{On the warpath}, on a hostile expedition; hence, colloquially, about to attack a person or measure. [1913 Webster]


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  • on the warpath — {adj. phr.}, {informal} 1. Very angry. * /When Mother saw the mess in the kitchen she went on the warpath./ * /Betty has been on the warpath ever since she found out she was not invited to the party./ 2. Making an attack; fighting. * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the warpath — {adj. phr.}, {informal} 1. Very angry. * /When Mother saw the mess in the kitchen she went on the warpath./ * /Betty has been on the warpath ever since she found out she was not invited to the party./ 2. Making an attack; fighting. * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Warpath — War path , n. The route taken by a party of Indians going on a warlike expedition. Schoolcraft. [1913 Webster] {On the warpath}, on a hostile expedition; hence, colloquially, about to attack a person or measure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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