HyperDic: pettifoggery

English > 1 sense of the word pettifoggery:
NOUNcommunicationpettifoggery, bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, fussa quarrel about petty points
English > pettifoggery: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA quarrel about petty points.
Synonymsbicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, fuss
Broaderquarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustupAn angry dispute
Spanishaltercado, desavenencia, discordia, disputa, pique, roce, tiff
Catalanenganxada, tiff, topada
Verbspettifogargue over petty things

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