What does the word quibble mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To use evasions; play upon words.

Usage examples for quibble

  1. " He isn't going to Florida this winter," said Elinor, repenting her of the small quibble. – The Grafters by Francis Lynde
  2. His faith protested a little, but the other self invented a quibble, the mockery that he had already " come by Tucson," according to his literal word; and this device answered. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
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