Word of the Week: quibble (KWIB-ul)


(verb) 1. to evade the point of an argument by caviling about words

2. a) to find fault by raising trivial or frivolous objection

b) to engage in a petty quarrel : bicker

3. to subject to minor objections or criticisms


“A few researchers and doctors have also quibbled with some of the details in the dietary advice….”

Eliza Barclay, Vox.com, 24 Jan. 2019