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niggling

niggling

adjective nig·gling \ˈni-g(ə-)liŋ\

: causing you to feel a slight pain or to be worried or annoyed for a long time

Full Definition of NIGGLING

:  petty; also :  bothersome or persistent especially in a petty or tiresome way <niggling injuries>
niggling noun
nig·gling·ly \-lē\ adverb

Examples of NIGGLING

  1. <only niggling differences between the original Broadway musical and the film version that followed>

First Known Use of NIGGLING

1599

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