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English definition of “niggle”

niggle

verb [I or T] (CRITICIZE)    /ˈnɪɡ.l̩/
to criticize someone about small details or give too much attention to details: She niggles endlessly over the exact pronunciation. The accounts department is niggling me for ten cents they say I owe them.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
(Definition of niggle verb (CRITICIZE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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