HyperDic: niggling

English > 1 sense of the word niggling:
ADJECTIVEallniggling, fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial(informal) small and of little importance
English > niggling: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaning(informal) small and of little importance.
Example "a dispute over niggling details"
Synonymsfiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial
Broaderunimportantnot important
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbaladí, fútil, insignificante, insustancial, intrascendente, nimio, pequeño, trivial
Catalanfútil, inconsiderable, insignificant, insubstancial, intrascendent, negligible, nimi, petit, trivial

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