noun see squabble II

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  • Squabbler — Squab bler ( bl[ e]r), n. One who squabbles; a contentious person; a brawler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squabbler — See squabble. * * * …   Universalium

  • squabbler — noun A person who squabbles …   Wiktionary

  • squabbler — squab·bler || skwÉ‘blÉ™(r) / skwÉ’b n. one who quarrels about trivial issues …   English contemporary dictionary

  • squabbler — squab·bler …   English syllables

  • squabbler — noun someone who quarrels about a small matter • Hypernyms: ↑malcontent …   Useful english dictionary

  • squabble — squabbler, n. squabblingly, adv. /skwob euhl/, v., squabbled, squabbling, n. v.i. 1. to engage in a petty quarrel. v.t. 2. Print. to disarrange and mix (composed type). n. 3. a petty quarrel. [1595 1605; prob. < Scand; cf. Sw dial. skvabbel a… …   Universalium

  • squabble — I. noun Etymology: probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect skvabbel dispute Date: 1602 a noisy altercation or quarrel usually over petty matters Synonyms: see quarrel II. intransitive verb (squabbled; squabbling) Date: 1604 to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • belligerent — Synonyms and related words: acrid, aggressive, antagonist, antagonistic, antipathetic, ardent, argumental, argumentative, attacking, battler, battling, bellicose, belted knight, bickerer, bickering, bitter, blade, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody… …   Moby Thesaurus

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