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Meaning of PETTIFOGGING

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  quibbling over insignificant details; "caviling pettifoggers and quiggling pleaders"-Edmund Burke; "her nagging and carping attack"; "thought her editor unnecessarily nitpicking"; "a pettifogging lawyer's mind"; "had no patience with quibbling critics"
 

PETTIFOGGING is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: carping, caviling, critical, nitpicking, quibbling
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pet"ti*fog`ging\, a.
    Paltry; quibbling; mean.
    
    
  2. \Pet"ti*fog`ging\, n.
    Pettifoggery.
    
    
 

 

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