Definition of argufy in English:

Share this entry

argufy

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːɡjʊfʌɪ/

verb (argufies, argufying, argufied)

[no object] humorous or dialect
Argue or quarrel, typically about something trivial: It won’t do to argufy, I tell you
More example sentences
  • Men amused themselves in the mess by argufying sometimes about any silly subject.
  • But there was something more than teenage argufying going on here.
  • They started to argufy but nobody remembered how many cans there were at the very beginning.

Origin

Late 17th century: fanciful formation from argue; compare with speechify.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ar¦gufy

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.