squabbling

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

squabbling

  1. Present participle of squabble.

NounEdit

squabbling (plural squabblings)

  1. A petty argument or conflict.
    • 1840, Robert Chambers, ‎William Chambers, Chambers's Edinburgh Journal (volume 8, page 382)
      Since the provinces declared their independence, broils and squabblings of one sort and another have greatly retarded the advancement which they might otherwise have made.
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