bickering bickering  /ˈbɪ kə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a quarrel about petty points

Usage(s):

  1. I just like thinking of their bickering as having man-love undertones.
  2. Some 2,000 rebel soldiers remained at large, and bickering was mounting among her political supporters.
  3. Japan is becoming impatient with demands that it should constantly apologize: Viewpoint: Leave the Past Behind It's time for China and Japan to stop bickering about history.

News

  1. Dems, GOP argue about border security

    WASHINGTON – Bickering across a deep divide, supporters of immigration legislation pushed ba ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Albuquerque Journal

  2. Senate immigration bill supporters push back on border security

    Bickering across a deep divide, supporters of immigration legislation pushed back hard Wednesday against Republican demands for tougher border-security measures before millions living illegally in the country could take the first steps toward U.S. citizenship.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. Border security at issue in immigration bill

    Bickering across a deep divide, supporters of immigration legislation pushed back hard Wednesday against Republican demands for tougher border security measures before millions living illegally in the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I am not the first President to take up this cause, but I am determined to be the last," Obama said in his address. "Well, the time for bickering is over. The time for games has passed. Now is the season for action."
    on Sep 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Signal

  2. "People have been talking about things that Washington has been promising for years but not delivered," Romney told the crowd. "And so, I will go to Washington to stop the bickering, the sniping, the partisanship, the score-settling. I will...
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Mitt Romney Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "I just felt like I couldn't leave him," Sharpton said. "This was like my father. And that's why to me I just can't sit in court and watch the bickering, because it's too personal."
    on Sep 18, 2007 By: Al Sharpton Source: Prince George Citizen

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