|Origin:||bicken 'to attack'|
I wish you two would stop bickering.
They kept bickering over who should answer the phone.
—bickering noun [uncountable]WORD FOCUS: argue
synonyms: fight, quarrel, have a row British English
to argue about unimportant things: squabble, bicker, quibble
to stop arguing: bury the hatchet, settle your differences, make your peace with somebody, make it up (used about friends or lovers)
➔ See also argue