Popular Wordlists
  • word of the day


    quibble - Dictionary definition and meaning for word quibble

    (noun) an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
    Synonyms : cavil , quiddity
    (verb) evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections Definition
    (verb) argue over petty things
    Synonyms : bicker , brabble , niggle , pettifog , squabble
    Example Sentence
    • Let's not quibble over pennies
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quibble

Powered by Mnemonic Dictionary

mnemonic in hindi.. read it as qui(kyun)+bble(bill)..KYUN BILL ITNA ZYADA HAI?, you OBJECT to reading of meter & COMPLAIN to the authorities..

Query + babble (minor objection/murmuring).

Remember, the magazine by Luna LoveGod's father - "The quibbler", it was called so because it carried petty criticism of people.

QUIBble->quib->rhymes with crib(cribbing) means complain, raise petty objections

pebble...small piece of rock..

Quibble is to Squabble..

relate it to foible


Word used in video below:
text: to quibble over terminology
Download our Mobile App Today
Receive our word of the day
on Whatsapp