- to argue stubbornly about trifles; wrangle.
- noisy, quarrelsome chatter.
Origin of brabble
First recorded in 1490–1500, brabble is from the Dutch word brabbelen to quarrel, jabber
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Historical Examples of brabble
But now Patricia confessed to a restless longing for the sight of city streets and the brabble of city noises.The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush
- a rare word for squabble
Word Origin for brabble
C16: from Middle Dutch brabbelen to jabber
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