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Tiff   /tɪf/   Listen

A quarrel about petty points.  Synonyms: bicker, bickering, fuss, pettifoggery, spat, squabble.

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"Tiff" Quotes from Famous Books

... thank you. Let's don't talk dress any more, or we'll have a tiff before we get to the moving picture studio, and there are some long and trying ...
— The Moving Picture Girls at Rocky Ranch - Or, Great Days Among the Cowboys • Laura Lee Hope

... down sometimes of evenings," quoth Doctor Wood; "for, though no book-learned man, Mr. Hayes, look you, you are a man of the world, and I can't abide the society of boys. There's Tom, now, since this tiff with Mrs. Cat, the scoundrel plays the Grank Turk here! The pair of 'em, betwixt them, have completely gotten the upper hand of you. Confess that you are beaten, Master Hayes, ...
— Catherine: A Story • William Makepeace Thackeray

... and I have had another little—Tiff, shall I call it? It came not up to a quarrel. Married people would have enough to do, if they were to trouble their friends every time they misunderstood one another. And now a word or two of other people: not ...
— The History of Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 4 (of 7) • Samuel Richardson

Words linked to "Tiff" :   row, wrangle, words, bicker, dustup, quarrel, run-in

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