niggling

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adjective nig·gling \ ˈni-g(ə-)liŋ \

Definition of niggling

:petty; also :bothersome or persistent especially in a petty or tiresome way
  • niggling injuries

niggling

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nigglingly

play \ˈni-g(ə-)liŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of niggling in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of niggling

1599


NIGGLING Defined for English Language Learners

niggling

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adjective

Definition of niggling for English Language Learners

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


NIGGLING Defined for Kids

niggling

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adjective nig·gling \ ˈni-gliŋ \

Definition of niggling for Students

:petty 1


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