– A person that excites contention and quarrels.
(Person A) Oh my god bro, do you see that blonde?
(Person B) Yeah man, she’s a real makebate all right.
(Person A) Yeah, I think I’m gonna go to the bathroom… I’ll be right back.
(Person A) My co-worker Bill is a real makebate! Everyone at my office is always arguing with him.
(Person B) Oh yeah, how come?
(Person A) Well, he is very irritating. He’s always spouting contentious opinions on hot-button topics like abortion. He also swipes peoples lunches from the break-room fridge pretty often.
(Person B) Wow, he sounds like a real jerk.
(Person A) Yeah, he really is. I wish he would get fired or quit.