Definition of 'quibble'

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Synonyms of "quibble"
Synonyms of "quibble"
French Definition of "quibble"
French Definition of "quibble"
Hindi Definition of "quibble"
Hindi Definition of "quibble"
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Example sentences containing 'quibble'

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This is a small quibble, though. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You could quibble about some of the singing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Other quibbles may right themselves during the run. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But those are the smallest of quibbles. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This might seem a quibble but it is very important. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Some of the reservations were mere quibbles. Garraty, John Arthur The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995) Minor quibbles concerned modernity rather than problems of taste. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But this is a small quibble about a book of great ambition and power. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But they are minor quibbles in what is an immersive package. The Sun (2009)But this is a minor quibble about a brilliant book. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But these surely amount to minor quibbles. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And you can quibble about his arithmetic all you like. The Sun (2013)But these are minor quibbles and they miss the point entirely. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet it is a small quibble with what is another tense trip through the badlands of human nature. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Again, it seems pedantic to quibble about the differences between strikers and attacking midfielders. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But these are mere quibbles next to the 6 million salary. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But this is a small quibble, if quibble at all. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But on such a satisfying night, that is the smallest of quibbles. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But these are mere quibbles. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You may quibble that I wasn't strictly a tourist. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'quibble'

British English: quibble NOUN
A quibble is a small and unimportant complaint about something.
These are minor quibbles.
  • American English: quibble
  • Brazilian Portuguese: queixa
  • Chinese: 微不足道的抱怨
  • European Spanish: queja
  • French: argutie
  • German: Krittelei
  • Italian: cavillo
  • Japanese: 取るに足らない文句
  • Korean: 사소한 불만
  • European Portuguese: queixa
  • Latin American Spanish: queja


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