- A trivial or minor complaint, objection or argument.
I have a quibble with the management practice of declaring everything urgent.
verb (quibbl, ing)
- French: argutie (f)
- Spanish: sutileza (f), argucia (f)
- (intransitive) To complain or argue in a trivial or petty manner.
They are constantly quibbling over insignificant details.
- French: chicaner, argumenter, chinoiser, chipoter
- German: herumstreiten, kleinlich sein
- Spanish: buscar evasivas, sutilizar, andar con sutilezas
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