Definition of Pettifoggers

1. Noun. (plural of pettifogger) ¹



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Definition of Pettifoggers

1. pettifogger [n] - See also: pettifogger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pettifoggers

petti
pettichaps
petticoat
petticoated
petticoating
petticoatless
petticoats
pettier
petties
pettiest
pettifog
pettifoged
pettifogged
pettifogger
pettifoggeries
pettifoggers (current term)
pettifoggery
pettifogging
pettifoggings
pettifoging
pettifogs
pettifogulize
pettily
pettiness
pettinesses
petting zoo
pettings
pettish
pettishly

Literary usage of Pettifoggers

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1. Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New Hampshire by New Hampshire Constitutional Convention (1877)
"I would like to know where the gentleman learned about these pettifoggers. When men of high integrity, and of good standing, and learned in the law, ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... pettifoggers, and ┬╗publican plotters cannot well live without it. Collier. This is л figurative expression, where the words are used in a different ..."

3. Martin Luther on the Bondage of the Will: Written in Answer to the Diatribe by Martin Luther (1823)
"... have I myself, by my silence only, so utterly brought to nothing that no memory of them is left. Cato calls such pettifoggers, and allows all their ..."

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