niggle niggle

Definition(s):

  1. (v) worry unnecessarily or excessively
  2. (v) argue over petty things

Usage(s):

  1. Though they have tried to lose their bully boy tags over the past few years, Australian cricket players still regularly "sledge" or verbally niggle their opponents.
  2. If negotiators do not hurry along specifics for enacting the deal, naysayers could niggle it to death.

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