bickering

  • 1Bickering — Bick er*ing, n. 1. A skirmishing. Frays and bickerings. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Altercation; wrangling. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2bickering — index altercation, argument (contention), contest (dispute), discord, dispute, dissension, dissidence …

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  • 3bickering — (n.) c.1300, a skirmish, from BICKER (Cf. bicker) (v.). Meaning a verbal wrangle is from 1570s. As a prp. adjective, attested from 1808 in the sense of contentious; earlier it was used to mean flashing, quivering (1660s) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4bickering — spat, tiff, squabble, *quarrel, wrangle, altercation Analogous words: *discord, contention, dissension, strife, conflict …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5bickering — n. constant, incessant bickering * * * incessant bickering constant …

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  • 6Bickering — Bicker Bick er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bickered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bickering}.] [OE. bikeren, perh. fr. Celtic; cf. W. bicra to fight, bicker, bicre conflict, skirmish; perh. akin to E. beak.] 1. To skirmish; to exchange blows; to fight. [Obs.]… …

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  • 7bickering —   Kū ē ē, ho opa apa a.    ♦ Bickering relationship, pili hukihuki …

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  • 8bickering — noun Petty quarreling. Usually considered a childish behaviour, although often applied to adults. Meeting of Parliament. Choice of a whig Speaker. Speech from the throne. Parliamentary proceedings, and party bickerings …

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  • 9bickering — Synonyms and related words: Kilkenny cats, aflicker, aggressive, aggressiveness, altercation, apologetics, apologia, apology, argument, argumentation, bellicose, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerent, bicker, blinking, boggling, captious,… …

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  • 10bickering — bick·er·ing || bkÉ™rɪŋ n. quarreling, squabbling, disputing, arguing bick·er || bɪkÉ™ v. quarrel, squabble, dispute, argue …

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  • 11bickering — n. Dispute, quarrel, wrangle, wrangling, jangle, jarring, jangling, sparring, altercation, dissension, contention, strife, war of words …

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  • 12bickering — See: bicker …

    English dictionary

  • 13bickering — noun a quarrel about petty points (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑bicker, ↑spat, ↑tiff, ↑squabble, ↑pettifoggery, ↑fuss • Derivationally related forms: ↑fussy ( …

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  • 14inner party bickering — conflicts which occur within a political party …

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  • 16List of The Jeffersons episodes — This is a list of episodes of The Jeffersons, a CBS situation comedy from 1975 1985. Contents 1 Season 1: 1975 2 Season 2: 1975 1976 3 Season 3: 1976 1977 4 Season 4 …

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  • 17bicker — [[t]bɪ̱kə(r)[/t]] bickers, bickering, bickered V RECIP When people bicker, they argue or quarrel about unimportant things. [V over/about n (non recip)] I went into medicine to care for patients, not to waste time bickering over budgets... [pl n… …

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  • 18bicker — I. noun Etymology: Middle English biker Date: 14th century 1. petulant quarreling ; altercation 2. a sound of or as if of bickering II. intransitive verb (bickered; bickering) Date: 15th century …

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  • 19Austrian legislative election campaign posters, 2008 — The political parties used numerous campaign posters in the 2008 Austrian legislative election.ocial Democratic Party of Austria multiple image align = right direction = vertical header = SPÖ election posters width = 200 caption1 = first wave… …

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