From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishquibblequib‧ble1 /ˈkwɪbəl/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 ARGUEto argue about small unimportantdetailsquibble about/over 🔊 Let’s not quibble over minor details.→ See Verb table
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quibble• She said I owed her twenty dollars. I thought it was twenty-five but I wasn't going to quibble.• Come off it, Peter - you're just quibbling.• However critical some of the now-fashionable psychologists are of Chodorow, much of the give-and-take amounts to academicquibbling.• The one thing you can't quibble about is the voice.• Of course, there are things to quibble about, too.• There was no point in quibbling over semantics so we went back to Mazzin.• But that would be like quibbling over the mole on Cindy Crawford's cheek.• Whyquibble over whose turn it is to buy lunch? Split it, and forget about it.• Few quibbled with the decision of those on WallStreet to serve the nation by continuing to add to its wealth.• Whilst some might quibble with the second part of that statement, who could argue with the first?quibble about/over• The one thing you can't quibble about is the voice.• But he was not going to quibble about it this time.• There was no point in quibbling over semantics so we went back to Mazzin.• They are always quibbling about the amount they are prepared to pay their staff while drawingenormoussalaries for themselves.• But that would be like quibbling over the mole on Cindy Crawford's cheek.• I didn't feel like quibbling over the price.• Of course, there are things to quibble about, too.• This is not just a quibble over words.quibblequibble2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 CRITICIZEa small complaint or criticism about something unimportant 🔊 I’ve just got a few minor quibbles.