Definition of Niggler

1. Noun. Someone who constantly criticizes in a petty way.

Exact synonyms: Carper
Generic synonyms: Critic
Derivative terms: Carp, Niggle



Definition of Niggler

1. n. One who niggles.

Definition of Niggler

1. Noun. (colloquial) One who niggles; a constant critic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Niggler

1. one that niggles [n -S] - See also: niggles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Niggler

niggies
niggish
niggle
niggled
niggler (current term)
nigglers
niggles
nigglier
niggliest
niggliite
niggling
nigglingly
nigglings
niggly
nigh
nigh(a)
nighed
nighen

Literary usage of Niggler

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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1912)
"118, 24 NW 3G9, there was no question but what Mr. niggler was the owner in fee of the property when he deeded it to Mr. Maurin, and the expression of the ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1882)
"... from thee ' [Delr'nt gae un" lit- im1 nig-u'l un- nung'u'1 t uwi'h' fre'h' dhu]. niggler [nig'lur], and occasionally nag- gler [naag'lur], are employed ..."

3. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by William Carew Hazlitt, Robert Dodsley (1876)
"Next, i. 194 328-9' Owe, i. 202 Oyster, a cant term, xiv. 403 Nice Wanton, an interlude, ii. 160-84 niggler, xiv. 313 Nineveh, the sight of, a show, ix. ..."

4. English Prose: Selections by Henry Craik (1895)
"... of the innumerable details scarce one is irrelevant ; of the countless subtle strokes, scarce one superfluous ; for Richardson was no niggler. ..."

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