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> Related Words criticize
Phrases split hairs
to express different opinions about something often angrily <don't quibble over who gets to sit in front> Synonyms altercate
, fall out
Related Words challenge
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