be spoiling for a fight

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be spoiling for a fight

To be argumentative and/or combative. My mother is spoiling for a fight when she makes critical comments like that—don't even listen to her. Oh, he's just spoiling for a fight because he hasn't slept much in the past week.
See also: fight, for, spoil
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