简明英汉词典

quibble
[5kwibl]
n.
双关语, 遁辞, 谬论
vi.
以双关语说出, 说模棱两可的话, 说俏皮话
vt.
对...诡辩

美国传统词典[双解]

quibble
quib.ble
AHD:[kw1b“…l]
D.J.[6kwib*l]
K.K.[6kw!b*l]
v.intr.(不及物动词)
quib.bledquib.blingquib.bles

(1)

To evade the truth or importance of an issue by raising trivial distinctions and objections.
用遁辞;诡辩:通过举出微不足道的区别或异议,以逃避问题的真相或重要性

(2)

To find fault or criticize for petty reasons; cavil.
吹毛求疵:找碴子或为了琐屑的原因而批评;吹毛求疵
n.(名词)

(1)

A petty distinction or an irrelevant objection.
牵强之词:微不足道的差别或不切中要点的异议

(2)

Archaic A pun.
【古语】 双关语

语源

(1)

Probably diminutive of obsolete quib [equivocation]
可能为 废语 quib的小后缀 [含糊其词]

(2)

perhaps from Latin quibus [dative and ablative pl. of] quo [who, what (from its frequent use in legal documents)] * see k wo-
可能源自 拉丁语 quibus [] quo的与格和夺格复数 [谁,什么(因在法律文件中频繁使用而来)] *参见 k wo-

继承用法

quibbler
n.(名词)

参考词汇

(1)

quibblecarpcavilnigglenitpickpettifog

(2)

The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to raise petty or frivolous objections or complaints”:
这些动词所共有的中心意思是“提出无关紧要或琐屑的异议或埋怨”:
quibbling about minor points of grammar;
对语法的微小处吹毛求疵;
an art critic who constantly carped;
总喜欢吹毛求疵的艺术批评家;
caviling about the price of a cup of coffee;
对一杯咖啡的价钱挑刺;
an editor who niggled about commas;
对逗号吹毛求疵的编辑;
tried to get her to stop nitpicking all the time;
试图让她不要总是找茬;
pettifogging about a trivial clause in a contract.
就合同中一条无关紧要的条款挑理

现代英汉词典

quibble
[5kwIb(E)l]
n.

(1)

(在辩论中避开事实的)遁词,狡辩,支吾以对

(2)

争论的小问题

词性变化

quibble
vi.
-bled, -bling
在小问题上争论;吹毛求疵的意见

现代英汉综合大辞典

quibble
[5kwibl]
n.

(1)

遁词, 狡辩; 支吾

(2)

吹毛求疵的意见

(3)

双关语, 模棱两可的话

词性变化

quibble
[5kwibl]
vi.

(1)

推托, 狡辩, 使用遁词

(2)

讲双关话, 模棱两可地说
vt.
对... 进行正面诡辩

继承用法

quibbler
n.

(1)

推委[狡辩]的人

(2)

讲双关语的人

quibblesome
adj.
遁词的, 避作正面答 复的 -bling

词性变化

quibble
[5kwibl]
n.
作遁词, 用双关语
adj.
遁词的, 双关语的 -blingly
adv.

习惯用语

quibble over [about]
使用遁辞; 诡辩

美国传统词典

quibble
quib.ble
AHD:[kw1b“…l]
D.J.[6kwib*l]
K.K.[6kw!b*l]
v.intr.
quib.bled, quib.bling, quib.bles

(1)

To evade the truth or importance of an issue by raising trivial distinctions and objections.

(2)

To find fault or criticize for petty reasons; cavil.
n.

(1)

A petty distinction or an irrelevant objection.

(2)

Archaic A pun.

语源

(1)

Probably diminutive of obsolete quib [equivocation]

(2)

perhaps from Latin quibus [dative and ablative pl. of] quo [who, what (from its frequent use in legal documents)] * see k wo-

继承用法

quibbler
n.

参考词汇

(1)

quibble, carp, cavil, niggle, nitpick, pettifog

(2)

The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to raise petty or frivolous objections or complaints”:
quibbling about minor points of grammar;
an art critic who constantly carped;
caviling about the price of a cup of coffee;
an editor who niggled about commas;
tried to get her to stop nitpicking all the time;
pettifogging about a trivial clause in a contract.

英汉法学大词典

quibble
遁词 ,狡辩

英汉化学大词典

quibble
n.遁辞,推托,吹毛求疵;vt.遁辞,推托,吹毛求疵

英汉计算机大词典

quibble
n.遁辞(推托,吹毛求疵);vt.遁辞(推托,吹毛求疵)

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