brabble

[ brab-uh l ]
/ ˈbræb əl /
Obsolete
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verb (used without object), brab·bled, brab·bling.

to argue stubbornly about trifles; wrangle.

noun

noisy, quarrelsome chatter.

Nearby words

  1. braai,
  2. braaivleis,
  3. braata,
  4. brabant,
  5. brabançon,
  6. brabham,
  7. braccate,
  8. braccio,
  9. brace,
  10. brace and bit

Origin of brabble

First recorded in 1490–1500, brabble is from the Dutch word brabbelen to quarrel, jabber

Related formsbrab·ble·ment, nounbrab·bler, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for brabble

brabble

/ (ˈbræbəl) /

verb, noun

a rare word for squabble
Derived Formsbrabbler, noun

Word Origin for brabble

C16: from Middle Dutch brabbelen to jabber

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