Definition for niggling (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), nig·gled, nig·gling.
Origin of niggle
Examples from the Web for niggling
Niggling, trifling, or idling; taking short steps in walking.The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten
British Dictionary definitions for niggling (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for niggling (2 of 2)
Word Origin for niggle
Word Origin and History for niggling
1590s (implied in niggling), possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian dialectal nigla "be busy with trifles"), perhaps related to source of niggard. Related: Niggled; niggling; niggler.