Belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly; as, a hostile force; hostile intentions; a hostile country; hostile to a sudden change.
- Of, relating to, or characteristic of an enemy: hostile forces; hostile acts.
- Feeling or showing enmity or ill will; antagonistic: a hostile remark.
- Unfavorable to health or well-being; inhospitable or adverse: a hostile climate.
- An antagonistic person or thing.
- An enemy in warfare.