argy-bargy argy-bargy

Definition(s):

  • (n) a verbal dispute; a wrangling argument

Usage(s):

  1. And no argy-bargy about what is or is not a party-within-a-party.
  2. The Coulter family argy-bargy was friendly but intense, and formative.
  3. After all the creative contortions and esthetic argy-bargy, One-Eyed Jacks turns out to be just a big, slick, commercial horse opera.

Quotes

  • "The argy-bargy that would result over what is in and what is out strikes me as being almost impossible to manage and it would be a cat chasing its tail," Senator Minchin said.
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Nick Minchin Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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