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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (informal) small and of little importance.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : to quibble about a niggling difference in terminology. ,niggling chores about the house
  • Having been accused at the beginning of that post of "niggling", I thought perhaps I ought to cut to the chase.
  • Of course, that kind of niggling detail tends to fly under your radar, it seems.
  • Opening bowler v opening bat both with the kind of niggling big mouths we want to see. for more
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