Bicker - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbɪkər|  American pronunciation of the word bicker
Brit.  |ˈbɪkə|  British pronunciation of the word bicker


- a quarrel about petty points (syn: bickering, fuss, pettifoggery, spat, squabble, tiff)


- argue over petty things (syn: brabble, niggle, pettifog, quibble, squabble)


...after a prolonged bicker, they finally managed to find a movie that both of them were interested in seeing...

She is always bickering with her mother.

They bickered about how to decorate the room.

The two children were always bickering about who should ride the bicycle.

I wish you two would stop bickering.

They kept bickering over who should answer the phone.

He went to the High School, and joined in the street fights called bickers.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: bicker
he/she/it: bickers
present participle: bickering
past tense: bickered
past participle: bickered
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