niggling

adjective
nig·gling | \ ˈni-g(ə-)liŋ \

Definition of niggling 

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

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niggling noun
nigglingly \ˈni-g(ə-)liŋ-lē \ adverb

Examples of niggling in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of niggling

1599, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of niggling was in 1599

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niggling

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of niggling

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

niggling

adjective
nig·gling | \ ˈni-gliŋ \

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