niggling

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
{s} petty; trifling; nagging
A niggling injury or worry is small but bothers you over a long period of time. Both players have been suffering from niggling injuries. a niggling worry that the cheap car is also the one that will cause endless trouble
Finicky or pottering work; minute and very careful workmanship in drawing, painting, or the like, esp
present participle of niggle
(informal terms) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "Mickey Mouse regulations"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"
when bestowed on unimportant detail
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Small, cramped handwriting
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To be finicky or excessively critical; to potter; esp
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to work with excessive care for trifling details, as in painting
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To trifle or play
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argue over petty things; "Let's not quibble over pennies"
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To elaborate excessively, as in art
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If someone niggles you, they annoy you by continually criticizing you for what you think are small or unimportant things. I don't react anymore when opponents try to niggle me You tend to niggle at your partner, and get hurt when he doesn't hug you. Niggle is also a noun. The life we have built together is more important than any minor niggle either of us might have
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If something niggles you, it causes you to worry slightly over a long period of time. I realise now that the things which used to niggle and annoy me just don't really matter It's been niggling at my mind ever since I met Neville in Nice The puzzle niggled away in Arnold's mind. Niggle is also a noun. So why is there a little niggle at the back of my mind?
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To fidget, fiddle, be restless
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To use, spend, or do in a petty or trifling manner
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To move about restlessly or without result; to fidget
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worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
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To act or walk mincingly
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To dwell too much on minor points
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To trifle with; to deceive; to mock
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To fret and snarl about trifles
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A minor complaint or problem
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{f} be petty; trifle; make petty demands; nag, criticize
nigglingly
in a niggling manner
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    الواصلة

    nig·gling

    النطق

    علم أصول الكلمات

    [ 'ni-g&l ] (verb.) circa 1616. origin unknown.
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