Origin and Etymology of quarrel
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of quarrel
- a quarrel nearly destroyed the relationship
- wrangle interminably about small issues
- a loud public altercation
- a brief squabble over what to do next
Definition of quarrel
- many people quarrel with the idea
- —Johns Hopkins Magazine
- quarreled frequently with his superiors
- —London Calling
quarreleror quarreller noun
Examples of quarrel in a Sentence
The children quarrel all the time.
She and her husband are always quarreling about money.
I don't want to quarrel with you.
First Known Use of quarrel
bandy words, butt heads, lock horns, mix it up;
QUARREL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of quarrel for English Language Learners
: to argue about or disagree with something
QUARREL Defined for Kids
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