Meaning of “niggle” in the English Dictionary

"niggle" in British English

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niggleverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈnɪɡ.əl/ us /ˈnɪɡ.əl/

nigglenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnɪɡ.əl/ us /ˈnɪɡ.əl/

niggle noun [ C ] (CRITICISM)

UK a small criticism:

I do have a few minor niggles about the book, but generally it's very good.
niggling
adjective [ before noun ] uk /ˈnɪɡ.əl.ɪŋ/ us /ˈnɪɡ.əl.ɪŋ/

a niggling doubt/fear
a niggling comment/criticism

(Definition of “niggle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)