Origin and Etymology of argy–bargy
reduplication of Scots & English dialect argy, alteration of argue
First Known Use: 1839See Words from the same year
ARGY–BARGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of argy–bargy for English Language Learners
: an argument or disagreement
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