argufy

[ ahr-gyuh-fahy ]
/ ˈɑr gyəˌfaɪ /

verb (used with or without object), ar·gu·fied, ar·gu·fy·ing.

Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. to argue, dispute, or wrangle.

Nearby words

  1. arguably,
  2. argue,
  3. arguedas, alcides,
  4. arguendo,
  5. arguer,
  6. argument,
  7. argumentation,
  8. argumentative,
  9. argumentum,
  10. argumentum ad hominem

Origin of argufy

First recorded in 1745–55; argue + -fy

Related formsar·gu·fi·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for argufy

argufy

/ (ˈɑːɡjʊˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

facetious, or dialect to argue or quarrel, esp over something trivial
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Word Origin and History for argufy

argufy

v.

1751, colloquial, from argue + -fy.

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