Synonyms Of pettifogged


Definition Of pettifogged


quibble about petty points.

Example Of pettifogged

  • He probably thought the auditors were pettifogging about practices ‘everyone does’ and that different auditors wouldn't be so picky.

  • he will rather pettifog and turn common barrator than be out of employment

  • They have obfuscated, delayed, lied, backtracked, pettifogged , and cancelled all sorts of commitments under the informal and formal rubrics of the Oslo process.

  • without lifetime careers to preserve, congressmen would be free to debate rather than pettifog