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