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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: quibble (0.01072 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to quibble.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: quibble berdalih, berkilah, sindiran
English → English (WordNet) Definition: quibble quibble n : an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections [syn: quiddity, cavil] quibble v 1: evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections 2: argue over petty things; “Let's not quibble over pennies” [syn: niggle, pettifog, bicker, squabble, brabble]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Quibble Quibble \Quib"ble\, n. [Probably fr. quib, quip, but influenced by quillet, or quiddity.] 1. A shift or turn from the point in question; a trifling or evasive distinction; an evasion; a cavil. [1913 Webster] Quibbles have no place in the search after truth. -- I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2. A pun; a low conceit. [1913 Webster] Quibble \Quib"ble\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quibbled; p. pr. & vb. n. Quibbling.] 1. To evade the point in question by artifice, play upon words, caviling, or by raising any insignificant or impertinent question or point; to trifle in argument or discourse; to equivocate. [1913 Webster] 2. To pun; to practice punning. --Cudworth. [1913 Webster] Syn: To cavil; shuffle; equivocate; trifle. [1913 Webster]


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