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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 in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of bicker

Middle English biker


First Known Use: 14th century


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bicker

verb bick·er

Definition of bicker

bickered

bickering

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

bickerer

play \-kə-rər\ noun

Examples of bicker in a sentence

  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


BICKER Defined for English Language Learners


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bicker

verb bick·er

Definition of bicker for English Language Learners

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


BICKER Defined for Kids

bicker

play
verb bick·er \ˈbi-kər\

Definition of bicker for Students

bickered

bickering

  1. :  to quarrel in an irritating way especially over unimportant things



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