Sunday, May 05, 2013
Definitions for quibble
- to equivocate.
- to carp; cavil.
- an instance of the use of ambiguous, prevaricating, or irrelevant language or arguments to evade a point at issue.
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Citations for quibble
Don't quibble. You're in deep enough now, young man.
I didn't quibble about the price. No man can say that. I just wanted peace; I paid them their price without quibbling.
Origin of quibble
Quibble is related to the more common word quip. They both come from the Latin word quibus meaning "indeed."