how to pronounce quibble


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the above transcription of quibble is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

quibble is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of quibble in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you know we can quibble on on you know …”

meanings of quibble


  1. A pun.
  2. An objection or argument based on an ambiguity of wording or similar trivial circumstance; a minor complaint.


  1. To complain or argue in a trivial or petty manner.

quibble frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word quibble occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics quibble can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that quibble can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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