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Definition of bicker verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bicker

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈbɪkə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɪkər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bicker
BrE BrE//ˈbɪkə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɪkər//
 
he / she / it bickers
BrE BrE//ˈbɪkəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɪkərz//
 
past simple bickered
BrE BrE//ˈbɪkəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɪkərd//
 
past participle bickered
BrE BrE//ˈbɪkəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɪkərd//
 
-ing form bickering
BrE BrE//ˈbɪkərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɪkərɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] bicker (about/over something) to argue about things that are not important synonym squabble The children are always bickering about something or other. Whenever the phone rings they bicker over who must answer it. Word Origin Middle English: of unknown origin.
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