What is another word for bickering?

Synonyms for bickering
bick·er·ing

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term bickering.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bickering

    Synonyms:
    wrangling, disputing, contention, strife, altercation, dispute

    Antonyms:
    conversing, chatting, agreeing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fussnoun

    a quarrel about petty points

    Synonyms:
    squabble, dither, pettifoggery, hustle, flap, bicker, tiff, hassle, stir, flurry, bother, ado, tizzy, bustle, pother, gaiter, trouble, spat, fuss

Matched Categories

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bickeringnoun

    Synonyms:
    dispute, quarrel, wrangle, wrangling, jangle, jarring, jangling, sparring, altercation, dissension, contention, strife, war of words

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bickeringnoun

    Synonyms:
    altercation, contention, wrangling, sparring, dissension, quarrel

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bickering":

    squabbling, wrangling, squabble

How to pronounce bickering?

How to say bickering in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#3124trouble
#5676dispute
#9936bother
#10284stir
#12207hassle
#13694tiff
#14613flap
#17032contention
#18963hustle
#20188ado
#20976fuss
#24177strife
#34245spat
#35156flurry
#37262bustle
#51842altercation
#52608bickering
#53300disputing
#67797wrangling
#75259dither
#88869squabble
#92600squabbling
#94228bicker
#95498gaiter
#121386tizzy

How to use bickering in a sentence?

  1. Holly Hunter:

    People really want the fantastic and they recognize the (ordinary). They recognize the fights and the stresses and the tensions and the bickering and the fussing and the challenges and the competition that we see with this family.

  2. Evan Bayh:

    With the challenges facing Indiana and our country, I can no longer sit on the sidelines and watch as partisan bickering grinds Washington to a halt.

  3. Tommy Duckworth:

    Got them bickering, and that fraction of a second changed the lives of everybody.

  4. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images:

    The American public is now turning into these proceedings, expecting a substantive discussion of matters of grave importance to the country with a nominee for the Supreme Court before us, i don't think we've set an appropriate tone by bickering over time and process at the outset of the proceedings.

  5. Roger Stone:

    Our texts are the late night bickering of two grumpy political veterans, who have known each other for years. They are friendly as well as nasty, ribald, vicious, inconsistent humorous and vile.


Translations for bickering

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for bickering »

Translation

Find a translation for the bickering synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"bickering." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 26 Sep. 2022. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/bickering>.

Discuss these bickering synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for bickering?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. pestilent
    • B. pettish
    • C. agreeable
    • D. plaguey

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for bickering: