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Definition of Bickering

  • A skirmishing.
  • Altercation; wrangling.
  • a quarrel about petty points

How to use bickering in a sentence. Bickering pronunciation.

The Emperor had been much annoyed by all these bickerings, and, in order to avoid them in future, chose, from the ladies charged with the education of the daughters of the Legion of Honor in the school at Rouen, four new ladies of announcement for the Empress Marie Louise.
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Anything, she thought, was better than bickering or the strange silence which drove home to her the distance between them.
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Willy Cameron found their bickering understandable enough, but he was puzzled, sometimes, to find that Dan was surreptitiously watching his sister.
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To more wrangling and bickering, more strikes?
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Like father and son were Applehead and Luck, but their bickerings certainly would never lead one to suspect their affection.
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And these, mind you, were the squaws and bucks whom you might meet any day on the streets in Albuquerque, padding along the pavement and staring in at the shop windows, admiring silken gowns with marked-down price tags, and exclaiming over flaxen-haired dolls and bright ribbon streamers; squaws and bucks who brought rugs and blankets to sell, and who would bargain with you in broken English and smile and nod in friendly fashion if you spoke to them in Spanish or paid without bickering the price they asked for a rug.
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The incident did no good to the already bickering relations between Borrow and the Rev. A. Brandram, the Secretary.
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Look,” he said, “let’s stop bickering.
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Time aboard was spent largely in studying up on Avalon, going over and over again anything known about the elusive Tommy Paine, and playing Battle Chess and bickering with Tog Lee Chang Chu.
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And, the Eagle firemen hailing, Soothes them with its bickering beak.
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So much had been expected of Longstreet's Corps in East Tennessee, and so little lasting advantage gained, that bickering among the officers began.
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Above all, the intolerable tergiversations and suspicions of those most interested, the princes in possession, and their bickerings among themselves, hampered his movements.
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Listening to that song she husked the rice at home; it dulled her ears to the shrill bickerings of Bulangi's wives, to the sound of angry reproaches addressed to herself.
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To the dangerous rivalry between British and French colonists and traders in America and in India, during the thirty years which followed the treaty of Utrecht, was added the continuous bickering which grew out of the Asiento concluded in 1713 between Great Britain and Spain.
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In France the division of crafts had become so complicated that innumerable bickerings arose between cobblers' gilds and shoemakers' gilds, between watch-makers and clock-makers.
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It therefore often happened, that bickerings hot broke out between them, in which Oldbuck was not always able to suppress his caustic humour, while it would sometimes occur to the Baronet that the descendant of a German printer, whose sires had "sought the base fellowship of paltry burghers," forgot himself, and took an unlicensed freedom of debate, considering the rank and ancient descent of his antagonist.
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Among the large numbers of women and girls thus assembled-many of them forced into monastic seclusion against their will, for the reason that their families could give them no dower-subjected to the unsatisfied longings, suspicions, bickerings, petty jealousies, envies, and hatreds, so inevitable in convent life-mental disease was not unlikely to be developed at any moment.
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I ceased to count them-came and went with almost the same monotonous routine, varied only by bickerings among the men-sometimes most fiendish quarrels, in which knives were drawn and used almost with fatal effect.
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We left the tram and the main thoroughfare, and turned into frowsy streets, peopled with frowsy men and women and raucous with the bickering play of frowsy children.
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By worshipping Him as a group they have already ceased their bickering and quarreling.
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Examples of Bickering

Example #1
Preference was at first given to the daughters or widows of generals; and the Emperor decided that the places becoming vacant belonged by right to the best pupils of the Imperial school of Rouen, and should be given as a reward for good conduct.
Example #2
The excessive indulgence of Josephine prevented her repressing the jealous pretensions of some persons of her household, which gave rise to endless debates and rivalries between the ladies of the palace and those of announcement.
Example #3
As she pulled one book forward and then another she thought ironically of her own certainty not an hour ago; how it had vanished in a moment, how she was merely marking time as best she could, not knowing in the least where they stood, what they felt, or whether William loved her or not.
Example #4
So speaking, she went across to his bookshelves and began looking in a desultory way among his books.
Example #5
Edith was conscious of it, too, and one evening she broke into irritated speech.
Example #6
The relations between Dan and Edith were not particularly cordial.