Joy Woodhouse calls in to tell her bickering boys Brad and Dallas to “get this out of your system” before Christmas.
There are many loose ends surrounding the crime and the bickering, even though somewhat abated, will undoubtedly flare again.
Michael Wolff, Vanity Fair columnist and founder of Newser, and Jonathan Alter, senior editor of Newsweek, were bickering.
Such admiration for the American system sounds strange in this era of gridlock and bickering.
You know the old problem: Political discussion just breaks down into bickering and fighting instead of solving.
Bridge players appear to me to be far too engrossed in bickering and fault-finding to worry about immorality and laxity.
What use of logic, where there was no bickering about the double-meaning words?
Van Rensselaer forgot his bickering with General Smyth and sent him urgent word to hasten to the rescue.
And there were the dogs, ever squabbling and bickering, bursting into uproars and creating confusions.
There was no open quarrel, though there was a vast deal of secret animosity and bickering.
early 14c., bikere, "to skirmish, fight," perhaps from Middle Dutch bicken "to slash, stab, attack," + -er, Middle English frequentative suffix. Meaning "to quarrel" is from mid-15c. Related: Bickered; bickering.
c.1300, skirmish, battle; from the same source as bicker (v.). In modern use, often to describe the sound of a flight of an arrow or other repeated, loud, rapid sounds, in which sense it is perhaps at least partly echoic.