Definitions for nigglingˈnɪg lɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nig•glingˈnɪg lɪŋ(adj.)

  1. petty; trivial; inconsequential.

  2. demanding too much care, attention, time, etc.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial(adj)

    (informal) small and of little importance

    "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Niggling

    of Niggle


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