pettifoggery definition

  • noun:
    • what of a pettifogger; a trivial quarrel.
    • The training or arts of a pettifogger; disreputable tips; quibbles.
    • The practice of a pettifogger; conduct becoming to a pettifogger; tricks; quibbles.
    • a quarrel about petty points

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