Definition of squabble in English:

squabble

Syllabification: squab·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈskwäbəl
 
/

noun

verb

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Derivatives

squabbler

Pronunciation: /ˈskwäb(ə)lər/
noun
More example sentences
  • In return, Auckland City has been governed by petty squabblers who indulge in personal attacks on each other.
  • This week it's The Taming of the Shrew, Franco Zeffirelli's 1967 adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy about two squabblers (Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton) who fall in love.

Origin

early 17th century: probably imitative; compare with Swedish dialect skvabbel 'a dispute'.

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