Quib
Quib \Quib\, n. [Cf. {Quip}.] A quip; a gibe. [1913 Webster]

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  • quib — quib·bler; quib·ble; quib·bling·ly; …   English syllables

  • quib — from L. quibus by what (things)?, dative or ablative plural of quid what, neuter of quis (see WHO (Cf. who)). [A]s a word of frequent occurrence in legal documents ... hence associated with the quirks and quillets of the law. [OED]. Also Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • QUIB — quibus …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • quib — n. Sarcasm, bitter taunt, gibe, quip …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • quib — …   Useful english dictionary

  • quib´bling|ly — quib|ble «KWIHB uhl», noun, verb, bled, bling. –n. 1. an unfair and petty evasion of the point or truth by using words with a double meaning: »a legal quibble. To a plain understanding his objections seem to be mere quibbles (Macaulay).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quib|ble — «KWIHB uhl», noun, verb, bled, bling. –n. 1. an unfair and petty evasion of the point or truth by using words with a double meaning: »a legal quibble. To a plain understanding his objections seem to be mere quibbles (Macaulay). SYNONYM(S):… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quib|bler — «KWIHB luhr», noun. a person who evades plain truth by twisting the meaning of words …   Useful english dictionary

  • quib|ble|some — «KWIHB uhl suhm», adjective. tending to evade or confuse the real point or truth in petty ways: »Strauss can be evasive, quibblesome and not above beclouding a point with big handfuls of debater s dust (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Choc Quib Town — ChocQuibTown Background information …   Wikipedia

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