- An attempt to challenge the witness's credibility or truthfulness through a question that doesn't seek factual information but aims to make an argument. It is often considered improper and can form the basis for an objection
- The lawyer was warned not to pose argumentative questions that aim at discrediting witnesses rather than eliciting facts.
- An argumentative question will likely be objected to and disallowed in court.
- The attorney's question seemed argumentative as it appeared to make an insinuation rather than seek information.