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See definition of squabbling on Dictionary.com
  • as inquarreling
  • as inaltercation
  • as instrife

synonyms for squabbling

  • bickering
  • conflicting
  • differing
  • fighting
  • at odds
  • discordant
  • in disagreement
  • inharmonious
  • argument
  • bickering
  • blowup
  • brawl
  • flap
  • fracas
  • quarrel
  • run-in
  • tiff
  • wrangle
  • beef
  • brush
  • combat
  • contest
  • controversy
  • dispute
  • embroilment
  • fuss
  • go
  • hassle
  • row
  • rumble
  • set-to
  • words
  • bone of contention
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How to use squabbling in a sentence

A life of perpetual arguing, squabbling and battling,—one's neighbors being such an unreasonable set!
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
As in a dream, she saw that her room was full of snakes, all jostling and squabbling over the bowls of milk until it was finished.
THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
But by the time the surrey, with the rope-ladder and torches arrived, we were squabbling over who should go down first.
HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, OCTOBER 1, 1895VARIOUS
In September the Puritans seceded, the anti-puritans remained, squabbling with the Lutherans and among themselves.
JOHN KNOX AND THE REFORMATIONANDREW LANG
"You were snapping and squabbling just as usual this morning," said the hot-tempered gentleman.
THE PEACE EGG AND OTHER TALESJULIANA HORATIA EWING
So I was obliged to console myself with my original fifty ducats, whilst my companions were squabbling about their shares.
THE ADVENTURES OF HAJJI BABA OF ISPAHANJAMES MORIER
Continual squabbling and disputing go on, and their croaking and screaming are prolonged far into the silence of night.
NARRATIVE OF THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE BY THE AUSTRIAN FRIGATE NOVARA, VOLUME IKARL RITTER VON SCHERZER
The young man was talking very fast, two at least of the ladies were laughing, the children were squabbling and shouting.
UNDER FALSE PRETENCESADELINE SERGEANT
This set them squabbling, though they kept a wary eye on me all the time.
HUMPHREY BOLDHERBERT STRANG
He would have to confide in his housekeeper, I said; and after some squabbling he agreed to that.
TWELVE STORIES AND A DREAMH. G. WELLS
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WORDS RELATED TO SQUABBLING

  • argument
  • beef
  • bickering
  • blowup
  • bone of contention
  • brawl
  • brush
  • combat
  • contest
  • controversy
  • dispute
  • embroilment
  • flap
  • fracas
  • fuss
  • go
  • hassle
  • quarrel
  • row
  • rumble
  • run-in
  • set-to
  • squabbling
  • tiff
  • words
  • wrangle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.