quibble


quibble

verb

Definition of QUIBBLE

1
to make often peevish criticisms or objections about matters that are minor, unimportant, or irrelevant <he spent the entire evening quibbling about the historical inaccuracies in the television series on World War II>
Phrases split hairs
2
to express different opinions about something often angrily <don't quibble over who gets to sit in front>

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