Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday word: brabble

brabble: [brab-uh l]

verb: To argue stubbornly over petty things

noun: Noisy, quarrelsome chatter.

Origin:  1490-1500, Dutch, brabbelen to quarrel or jabber

"The two children brabbled over who would get to drink out of the blue cup at dinnertime." (Something I did with my cousin when we were little)

Tags: b, dutch, noun, verb, wordsmith: trellia_chan

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