Definition of Quarreling

1. a. Engaged in a quarrel; apt or disposed to quarrel; as, quarreling factions; a quarreling mood.



Definition of Quarreling

1. Verb. (present participle of quarrel) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quarreling

1. quarrel [v] - See also: quarrel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarreling

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quark star
quarkless
quarkonia
quarkonic
quarkonium
quarkoniums
quarks
quarkyonic
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quarreler
quarrelers
quarreling (current term)
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quarrelsomely
quarrelsomeness
quarriable
quarried

Literary usage of Quarreling

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1. The Religious Instruction of the Negroes in the United States by Charles Colcock Jones (1842)
"quarreling and Fighting. — The Negroes are settled in some quarter of the plantation, in houses near each other, built in lows, forming a street. ..."

2. A Journal of the Proceedings in Georgia, Beginning October 20, 1737: By by William Stephens (1906)
"... (viz. that they had been all quarreling) were confined, till it could be seen what farther Evidence might appear; and due Course was also taken, ..."

3. Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folklore by Fay-Cooper Cole (1915)
"Said the floor supports to the poles who were quarreling, "What can you do if I am not? ... said the foot-boards to those floor supports who are quarreling. ..."

4. History of the Pilgrims and Puritans: Their Ancestry and Descendants; Basis by Joseph Dillaway Sawyer (1922)
""To be or not to be" friend or foe to each quarreling French governor was the question of the hour. It proved a fruitful topic of discussion, ..."

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