Squabble - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈskwɑːbl|  American pronunciation of the word squabble
Brit.  |ˈskwɒb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word squabble

noun

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

verb

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

Examples

...frightened by noise of the squabble, the cat hid under the couch...

We talk and squabble and politicize about education as a vote-catching agency.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: squabble
he/she/it: squabbles
present participle: squabbling
past tense: squabbled
past participle: squabbled
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