To bicker is to argue or to fuss with each other. When you bicker, you are usually arguing about small details.

  • They bickered all the way to the store.

  • They bickered about who was going to clean the kitchen.

Definition of bicker


a quarrel about petty points


bickering, fuss, pettifoggery, spat, squabble, tiff


argue over petty things


brabble, niggle, pettifog, quibble, squabble

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Example Sentences for bicker

  • 1

    Let's quit the bickering, the backbiting and the warring.

  • 2

    I requested the mediation to resolve the bickering.

  • 3

    In the morning, the housemates are bickering, oblivious to the situation.

  • 4

    The bickering with political subject seems to the nebulous.

  • 5

    The level of bickering on this talk page is minimal.

  • 6

    They waver between bickering and bantering on this journey.

  • 7

    Tom and May prepare the stall and bicker.

  • 8

    Brooke and Peyton continue to bicker through the reception.

  • 9

    Paulie and Christopher continue to bicker in the parking lot.

  • 10

    He bickers and cavils until he is blocked.