spoiling for a fight

spoiling for a fight

argumentative; asking for a fight. They were just spoiling for a fight, and they went outside to settle the matter. She was grouchy, and you could tell she had been spoiling for a fight all day.
See also: fight, spoil

spoiling for a fight

to be very eager to fight or argue He says what he thinks, and so people think he always seems to be spoiling for a fight.
See also: fight, spoil

spoiling for a fight

in. argumentative; asking for a fight. They were just spoiling for a fight, and they went outside to settle the matter.
See also: fight, spoil