Squabble vs Wranglesome - What's the difference?

squabble | wranglesome |


As a noun squabble

is a minor fight or argument as between children, for example.

As a verb squabble

is to participate in a minor fight or argument.

As an adjective wranglesome is

inclined to wrangle or squabble; quarrelsome.

squabble

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A minor fight or argument as between children, for example.
  • Derived terms

    * squabbly

    Verb

    (squabbl)
  • To participate in a minor fight or argument.
  • ''The brothers were always squabbling with each other.
  • * I. Watts
  • The sense of these propositions is very plain, though logicians might squabble a whole day whether they should rank them under negative or affirmative.
  • (printing) To disarrange, so that the letters or lines stand awry and require readjustment.
  • to squabble type

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * squabbler

    wranglesome

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Inclined to wrangle or squabble; quarrelsome.
  • (Halliwell)
    (Webster 1913)