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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quib•bleˈkwɪb əl(n.; v.)-bled, -bling.

  1. (n.)a petty or carping criticism.

  2. an instance of the use of ambiguous, deceptive, or irrelevant language or arguments to evade a point at issue.

  3. (v.i.)to argue or complain about trivial matters; bicker, carp, or cavil.

  4. to use evasive or ambiguous language; equivocate.

Origin of quibble:

1605–15; perh. der. (cf. -le ) of quib gibe, appar. akin to quip


Princeton's WordNet

  1. quibbler, caviller, caviler, pettifogger(noun)

    a disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections


  1. quibbler(Noun)

    Somebody who quibbles

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quibbler(noun)

    one who quibbles; a caviler; also, a punster


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