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bicker

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noun bick·er \ˈbi-kər\

Definition of bicker

  1. 1 :  petulant quarreling :  altercation

  2. 2 :  a sound of or as if of bickering



Examples of bicker

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



Origin of bicker

Middle English biker


First Known Use: 14th century


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bicker

verb bick·er

Simple Definition of bicker

  • : to argue in a way that is annoying about things that are not important

Full Definition of bicker

bick·eredbick·er·ing play \ˈbi-k(ə-)riŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to engage in a petulant or petty quarrel <bickering over money>

  3. 2 a :  to move with a rapidly repeated noise <a bickering stream> b :  quiver, flicker

bick·er·er play \-kə-rər\ noun

Examples of bicker

  1. She is always bickering with her mother.

  2. They bickered about how to decorate the room.



15th Century

First Known Use of bicker

15th century



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