verb (used without object), squab·bled, squab·bling.
verb (used with object), squab·bled, squab·bling.
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Origin of squabble
OTHER WORDS FROM squabblesquabbler, nounsquab·bling·ly, adverbun·squab·bling, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for squabble
Bees did, we presume, during a biochemical squabble with viruses in a damp corner of their shared history.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green|Merlin Sheldrake|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
The squabble eventually devolved into a barely choreographed slapstick fight where Colbert, O’Brien, and Jon Stewart seemed to be locked in a battle for the ages.One Good Thing: Stephen Colbert is looser, funnier, and angrier in quarantine|Emily VanDerWerff|September 4, 2020|Vox
The squabble was also immortalized in this incredibly awkward family portrait.Solange Smacks Jay Z, Legolas Slaps Bieber, and the Biggest Celebrity Feuds of the Year|Amy Zimmerman|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The crowd that accumulated to watch the squabble reportedly applauded and cheered as Bieber fled the scene.An Unlikely Hero Blooms in Ibiza: Orlando Bloom Sort of Punches Justin Bieber|Amy Zimmerman|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Refaeli got involved in the squabble herself with a pair of near-identical tweets written in Hebrew.
There the squabble might have ended if not for The New York Times and its then-executive editor, Howell Raines.Augusta’s Weird Culture War Ends With Membership for Rice, Moore|Michelle Cottle|August 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Bachmann and Cain Squabble Asked about foreign aid, Perry called for defunding the United Nations.
One day old Bab was hoeing in a field and got in a squabble about something with a young gal name Polly, same name as his wife.Slave Narratives, Oklahoma|Various
Ten cases out of eleven the victim of the squabble was getting what was coming to him, in popular opinion.Carl and the Cotton Gin|Sara Ware Bassett
She's nicer than Irene Andrews, though; we had a squabble last night over the window.A Patriotic Schoolgirl|Angela Brazil
But the squabble with its resultant lawsuits and sordid financial aspect finally disgusted the public.Unexplored Spain|Abel Chapman
In 1479 a squabble occurring at Valencia shows that the office possessed attractions worth contending for.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume II|Henry Charles Lea