quibble[ kwib-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF quibble
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUIBBLE
Would you wish by trick or quibble to juggle me out of these last acres?
They draw this distinction when it is too late, and use it as a quibble to gloss over their fault.
You don't want to wrong me—and yourself too—by sticking to this quibble about vendor's shares.
The major was too enthusiastic to quibble over how the knowledge was gained.
The viewers had awarded the government bounty without a quibble.
The quibble that the troops in Egypt are mine has been broken to pieces by my first touch!
He was suddenly in no mood to quibble with Izzy's personal code.
Even then they continued to quibble, but finally admitted that the women had won.
This quibble had the desired effect, and the distressed couple were restored to favor.
It is your own of rights, even though it should not be so by some quibble of the lawyers.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR QUIBBLE
- beat around the bush
- beg the question
- blow hot and cold
- cloud the issue
- cop a plea
- cop out
- cover up
- give run around
- hem and haw
- mince words
- pass the buck
- run around
- sit on the fence
- tell white lie
- fancy footwork