quibble

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
A trivial or minor complaint, objection or argument

I have a quibble with the management practice of declaring everything urgent.

To complain or argue in a trivial or petty manner

They are constantly quibbling over insignificant details.

an utterly trivial distinction or objection
{v} to equivocate, to pun
{n} an evasion, a pun
an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
A shift or turn from the point in question; a trifling or evasive distinction; an evasion; a cavil
evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
To pun; to practice punning
{f} use ambiguous language to evade a discussion or argument; make an equivocal comment; make petty criticisms
an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections argue over petty things; "Let's not quibble over pennies" evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
A pun; a low conceit
A quibble is a small and unimportant complaint about something. These are minor quibbles. to argue about small unimportant details quibble about/over. a small complaint or criticism about something unimportant
argue over petty things; "Let's not quibble over pennies"
{i} act of evading a discussion or argument by using ambiguous speech; equivocal statement, ambiguous comment; petty criticism
To evade the point in question by artifice, play upon words, caviling, or by raising any insignificant or impertinent question or point; to trifle in argument or discourse; to equivocate
an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections argue over petty things; "Let's not quibble over pennies"
When people quibble over a small matter, they argue about it even though it is not important. Council members spent the day quibbling over the final wording of the resolution
quibblingly
In a quibbling manner; with petty argumentativeness
quibbler
{n} an equivocator, shuffler, punster
quibbled
past of quibble
quibbler
Somebody who quibbles
quibbler
One who quibbles; a caviler; also, a punster
quibbler
a disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections
quibbler
{i} one who evades an argument by using ambiguous language; one who makes equivocal comments; one who makes petty criticisms
quibbles
plural of quibble
quibbling
{s} tending to complain, carping, nitpicking; that quibbles over unimportant details; pettifogging
quibbling
quibbling over insignificant details; "caviling pettifoggers and quiggling pleaders"-Edmund Burke; "her nagging and carping attack"; "thought her editor unnecessarily nitpicking"; "a pettifogging lawyer's mind"; "had no patience with quibbling critics"
quibbling
present participle of quibble
quibbling
{i} act of a one who quibbles; occurrence of quibbling
quibblingly
Triflingly; evasively
quibble
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