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Noun: bickering  bi-ku-ring
  1. A quarrel about petty points
    "the debate turned into thoughtless bickering";
    - bicker, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss, brannigan [US]
Verb: bicker  bi-ku(r)
  1. Argue over petty things
    "Let's not bicker over pennies";
    - quibble, niggle, pettifog, squabble, brabble

Derived forms: bickerings

Type of: argue, blue [Austral, NZ], contend, debate, dustup, fence, quarrel, row[2], run-in, words, wrangle

Encyclopedia: Bicker, Lincolnshire