argle-bargle

[ahr-guh l-bahr-guh l]
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noun Chiefly British.


Nearby words

  1. arginine,
  2. argininosuccinic acid,
  3. argininosuccinicaciduria,
  4. argive,
  5. argle,
  6. argo,
  7. argol,
  8. argolis,
  9. argon,
  10. argonaut

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

noun

another word for argy-bargy
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