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squabble

squab·ble

squabble

 
 
pronunciation:
skwa bl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: squabbled, squabbles, squabbling
definition: to quarrel over trivial matters; bicker.
We could hear them squabbling again, but these arguments were never too serious and seldom lasted very long.
synonyms:
bicker
similar words:
altercate, argue, brawl, dispute, fight, quarrel, spar, spat, wrangle
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part of speech: noun
definition: a noisy quarrel over trivial matters.
synonyms:
bicker, tiff
similar words:
fuss, miff, skirmish, word
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