Definition of Bicker

1. Noun. A quarrel about petty points.

Exact synonyms: Bickering, Fuss, Pettifoggery, Spat, Squabble, Tiff
Generic synonyms: Dustup, Quarrel, Row, Run-in, Words, Wrangle
Derivative terms: Fussy, Pettifog, Spat, Squabble



2. Verb. Argue over petty things. "Sam wants to bicker with Sue "; "Let's not quibble over pennies"
Exact synonyms: Brabble, Niggle, Pettifog, Quibble, Squabble
Generic synonyms: Argue, Contend, Debate, Fence
Derivative terms: Niggler, Pettifogger, Pettifoggery, Quibbler, Squabble

Definition of Bicker

1. n. A small wooden vessel made of staves and hoops, like a tub.

2. v. i. To skirmish; to exchange blows; to fight.

3. n. A skirmish; an encounter.

Definition of Bicker

1. Verb. To quarrel in a tiresome, insulting manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bicker

1. to argue [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: argue

Medical Definition of Bicker

1. A small wooden vessel made of staves and hoops, like a tub. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Bicker

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"2. contend, differ, disagree, altercate; spec, quarrel, bicker, brabble (archaic), brawl, jangle, ... wrangle, squabble, bicker, brawl, brabble (archaic), ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"312; Manuscript Diary of Sir JBW, and information kindly communicated by his grandson, E. bicker- toa Williams. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"... Arem- berg Gallery, Brussels ; Family Group, Portraits of Hendrik bicker and Wife (1682), Portrait of Gaspard Fagel, Amsterdam Museum ; Portrait, ..."

4. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, New York (State). Governor, 1801-1804 (George Clinton), Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1902)
"Her Western Lands for the Common Good, while Other Slates Remonstrate and bicker. Circular. Philadelphia September 10, 1780. ..."

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