Definition of Pettifog in English :

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Pettifog meaning in English

Meaning of Pettifog in English

Pronunciation of Pettifog in English

Pettifog pronunciation in English

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1. bicker, brabble, niggle, pettifog, quibble, squabble

argue over petty things

Example Sentences:
'Let's not quibble over pennies'

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see synonyms of pettifog
verb -fogs, -fogging or -fogged
to be a pettifogger

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1. A lawyer whose practice involves petty matters or who lacks sound legal judgment or skills.
2. One who quibbles over trivia.

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