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English definition of “niggle”


noun [C] (CRITICISM)    /ˈnɪɡ.l̩/
a small criticism : I do have a few minor niggles about the book , but generally it's very good.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation niggling     /-l̩.ɪŋ/ /-lɪŋ/ adjective [before noun] a niggling doubt / fear a niggling comment / criticism AnnoyingCausing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of niggle noun (CRITICISM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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