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 Meanings and Examples of BICKERING
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
bickering
 n.  a quarrel about petty points
Classic Sentence:
1  The mockingbirds and the jays, engaged in their old feud for possession of the magnolia tree beneath her window, were bickering, the jays strident, acrimonious, the mockers sweet voiced and plaintive.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  She missed the sounds of quarreling voices that were always heard at Tara when Ellen's back was turned, Mammy quarreling with Pork, Rosa and Teena bickering, her own acrimonious arguments with Suellen, Gerald's bawling threats.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  Forgetful of the store and the mills, she spent her time on the lot, arguing with carpenters, bickering with masons, harrying the contractor.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
4  They were gentle, quiet spoken, reserved people and not given to even the amiable bickering that characterized most Atlanta families.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
5  He was polite and disinterested and she missed his interest, perverse though it had been, missed the old days of bickering and retort.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
6  I said then that it was not in order, voices were heard bickering with one another.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XIV
7  Finally he urged unity, and deprecated especially religious and denominational bickering.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XIII
8  Of various admirals I could tell you a great deal: of them and their flags, and the gradation of their pay, and their bickerings and jealousies.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  The king and the cardinal are the best of friends; their apparent bickerings are only feints to deceive fools.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 3 THE AUDIENCE
Example Sentence:
1  I wish you two would stop bickering.
2  It is sad to see a county confine its activities to undignified public bickering.
3  Let us not widen the schism by further bickering.
4  The children bicker morning, noon, and night, exasperating their parents.