listen to the pronunciation of niggle
İngilizce - İngilizce
To fidget, fiddle, be restless
To trifle with; to deceive; to mock
A minor complaint or problem
To dwell too much on minor points
Small, cramped handwriting
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
To trifle or play
argue over petty things; "Let's not quibble over pennies"
to work with excessive care for trifling details, as in painting
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?
To be finicky or excessively critical; to potter; esp
To use, spend, or do in a petty or trifling manner
To move about restlessly or without result; to fidget
{f} be petty; trifle; make petty demands; nag, criticize
To fret and snarl about trifles
To elaborate excessively, as in art
worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
To act or walk mincingly
past of niggle
plural 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"
present participle of niggle
Finicky or pottering work; minute and very careful workmanship in drawing, painting, or the like, esp
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
{s} petty; trifling; nagging
when bestowed on unimportant detail