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quibbled

We have found lemma(root) word of quibbled : quibble.

Definitions


[ˈkwɪb(ə)l], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a slight objection or criticism about a trivial matter
(e.g: the only quibble about this book is the price)

- a play on words; a pun.


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Origin:
early 17th century (in the sense ‘play on words, pun’): diminutive of obsolete quib ‘a petty objection’, probably from Latin quibus, dative and ablative plural of qui, quae, quod ‘who, what, which’, frequently used in legal documents and so associated with subtle distinctions or verbal niceties


[ˈkwɪb(ə)l], (Verb)

Definitions:
- argue or raise objections about a trivial matter
(e.g: they are always quibbling about the amount they are prepared to pay)


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