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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quar•relˈkwɔr əl, ˈkwɒr-(n.; v.)-reled, -rel•ing; -relled, -rel•ling.

  1. (n.)an angry dispute or altercation, often marked by a temporary or permanent break in friendly relations.

  2. a cause of dispute, complaint, or hostile feeling:

    She has no quarrel with her present salary.

  3. (v.i.)to disagree angrily; squabble; wrangle.

  4. to end a friendship as a result of a disagreement; fall out.

  5. to make a complaint; find fault.

Origin of quarrel:

1300–50; ME querele < OF < L querēla, querella a complaint, der. of querī to complain


quar•relˈkwɔr əl, ˈkwɒr-(n.)

  1. a square-headed bolt or arrow, formerly used with a crossbow.

  2. Category: Building Trades, Architecture

    Ref: Also called quarry. 3 2

  3. any of various tools with pyramidal heads.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of quarrel:

1175–1225; ME quarel < OF < ML quadrellus, dim. of L quadrus square

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarreler, quarreller(noun)

    a disputant who quarrels


  1. quarreler(Noun)

    One who quarrels or is disposed to do so. An arguer or disputer.


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