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quibble - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'quibble' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Quibble [ n.]
- A shift or turn from the point in question; a trifling or evasive distinction; an evasion; a cavil.
- A pun; a low conceit.
2 . Quibble [ v. i.]
- 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.
- To pun; to practice punning.

Meaning of 'quibble' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . quibble [ v]
Meaning (1):
- argue over petty things
Example in sentence:
  • Let's not quibble over pennies