Definition of Brabble

1. Verb. Argue over petty things. "Sam wants to brabble with Sue "; "Let's not quibble over pennies"

Exact synonyms: Bicker, Niggle, Pettifog, Quibble, Squabble
Generic synonyms: Argue, Contend, Debate, Fence
Derivative terms: Bicker, Niggler, Pettifogger, Pettifoggery, Quibbler, Squabble



Definition of Brabble

1. v. i. To clamor; to contest noisily.

2. n. A broil; a noisy contest; a wrangle.

Definition of Brabble

1. Noun. (obsolete) A broil; a noisy contest; a wrangle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brabble

1. to quarrel noisily [v -BLED, -BLING, -BLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brabble

bpm
bpp
bps
bra
bra burner
bra burners
bra chain
bra chains
braai
braaied
braaiing
braaing
braais
braaivleis
brabantite
brabble (current term)
brabbled
brabblement
brabblements
brabbler
brabblers
brabbles
brabbling
braccate
braccia
braccio
brace
brace aback
brace about
brace abox

Literary usage of Brabble

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1. A Glossary of Obscure Words and Phrases in the Writings of Shakspeare and by Charles Mackay (1887)
"This pretty brabble will undo us all. Titus Andronicus, act ii. scene i. We hold our time too precious to be spent With such a brabble. ..."

2. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"19. brabble: brawl, quarrel, used as verb in Massinger and Middle- ton's Love's Cure, ii. ... 68 ' In private brabble did we apprehend him. ..."

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