They bicker and backstab and yell—and there is quite a bit of yelling.
A pair of student leaders sit inches away from each other and bicker about the region Telangana becoming a separate state.
And it must get us to root for survivors who often bicker or self-sabotage when we just want them to move forward.
Should the two sides continue to bicker over a settlement, it could take years for the courts to work out.
The purpose of a campaign, after all, is to bicker about economic conditions and government actions.
Mr. Frederick Bush interposed, stopping for a moment his bicker with Gladys.
To bicker, argue, and debate would have been entirely at odds with its standards.
Two girls would perch on the drug-store stools back to back, and bicker in pretended ignorance of each other's presence.
The house which bicker occupied had always been used as a tavern.
It is useless for you to deny it, for I heard your talk myself, and saw a letter written by bicker to Gilroy.
early 14c., bikere, "to skirmish, fight," perhaps from Middle Dutch bicken "to slash, stab, attack," + -er, Middle English frequentative suffix. Meaning "to quarrel" is from mid-15c. Related: Bickered; bickering.
c.1300, skirmish, battle; from the same source as bicker (v.). In modern use, often to describe the sound of a flight of an arrow or other repeated, loud, rapid sounds, in which sense it is perhaps at least partly echoic.