argle-bargle

[ ahr-guh l-bahr-guh l ]
/ ˈɑr gəlˈbɑr gəl /
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noun Chiefly British.

Origin of argle-bargle

1870–75; reduplication of argle, variant of argue
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Examples from the Web for argle-bargle

  • The little things for argle-bargle, the big uns' for smokin', that's what I sez!

    Mad Shepherds|L. P. Jacks

British Dictionary definitions for argle-bargle

argle-bargle

/ (ˌɑːɡəlˈbɑːɡəl) /

noun

another word for argy-bargy

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