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Synonyms for quibble
ˈkwɪb əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quibble, quiddity, cavil(verb)

    an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections

    Synonyms:
    haecceity, cavil, quiddity

  2. quibble(verb)

    evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections

    Synonyms:
    squabble, pettifog, brabble, niggle, bicker

  3. quibble, niggle, pettifog, bicker, squabble, brabble(verb)

    argue over petty things

    "Let's not quibble over pennies"

    Synonyms:
    niggle, fuss, pettifog, fret, brabble, bicker, squabble

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. quibble(v)

    Synonyms:
    shuffle, evade, trifle, cavil, equivocate, prevaricate

    Antonyms:
    reason, argue, enunciate, investigate, discuss

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quibble(n.)

    Synonyms:
    evasion (by verbal subtlety), cavil, subterfuge, prevarication, equivocation, sophism, quiddity, trifling nicety

  2. quibble(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pun, clinch, CALEMBOUR, play upon words

  3. quibble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    cavil, shuffle, prevaricate, equivocate, practise evasion, evade the truth

  4. quibble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    pun, play upon words

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Translations for quibble

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  • تمحكArabic
  • herumstreiten, Spitzfindigkeit, kleinliche Kritik, HaarspaltereiGerman
  • ĉikaniEsperanto
  • sutilizar, argucia, sutilezaSpanish
  • mutina, kitistä, narista, kitinä, marina, marista, narina, suukopu, kränäFinnish
  • pinailler, chicaner, chipoter, ergoter, argutie, chinoiserFrench
  • berdalihIndonesian
  • cavillare, cavilloItalian
  • cavillariLatin
  • haarkloverij, muggenziftenDutch
  • preocupar-se, discutir, minúciaPortuguese
  • придирка, придираться, каламбурRussian
  • cepidlačenje, cepidlačitiSerbo-Croatian

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