Definition of Quibbler

1. Noun. A disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections.

Exact synonyms: Caviler, Caviller, Pettifogger
Generic synonyms: Malcontent
Derivative terms: Cavil, Cavil, Pettifog, Quibble, Quibble



Definition of Quibbler

1. n. One who quibbles; a caviler; also, a punster.

Definition of Quibbler

1. Noun. Somebody who quibbles ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quibbler

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quibbler

queynies
queyns
queys
quezal
quezales
quezals
qugate
qugates
qui tam
qui tams
qui vive
quiaquia
quib
quibble
quibbled
quibbler (current term)
quibblers
quibbles
quibbling
quibblingly
quibbly
quiblin
quiblins
quibs
quica
quice
quich
quiche-eater
quiche Lorraine
quiche lorraine

Literary usage of Quibbler

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1. The Horse: With a Treatise on Draught by William Youatt (1843)
"... Mr. Hull's quibbler, however, afforded the most extraordinary instance on record, of the stoutness as well as speed of the race-horse. ..."

2. Biographia Hibernica: A Biographical Dictionary of the Worthies of Ireland by Richard Ryan (1821)
"But still he remained a punster, a quibbler, a fiddler, and a wit: not a day passed with-' out ... quibbler ..."

3. Character Writings of the Seventeenth Century, by Henry Morley (1891)
"A quibbler Is a juggler of words, that shows tricks with them, to make them appear what they were not meant for and serve two senses at once, like one that ..."

4. History of the British turf by James Christie Whyte (1840)
"23 miles within the hour performed by quibbler, for gs.—Mr. Wilde's match against time on the Curragh, ( miles in less than seven hours)—Singular accident ..."

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