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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To argue pointlessly.

Usage examples (37)
  • Let's not quibble over pennies
  • As 'teleonomy' was specifically coined (Pittendrigh, 1958) to distinguish between actual and apparent purpose, the quibble is appropriate.
  • The biggest quibble is with his wowzer “mass upper class”.
  • My only quibble is that I have no fondness for the Raven character. for more
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