Advertisement

Dictionary


cav•il



Pronunciation: (kav'ul), [key]
v., -iled, -il•ing or (esp. Brit.) -illed, -il•ling,
n.


v.i.
to raise irritating and trivial objections; find fault with unnecessarily (usually fol. by at or about): He finds something to cavil at in everything I say.

v.t.
to oppose by inconsequential, frivolous, or sham objections: to cavil each item of a proposed agenda.

n.
1. a trivial and annoying objection.
2. the raising of such objections.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

cavicornCavill
See also:

Related Content


Advertisement

Play Hangman

Play Poptropica

Play Same Game

Try Our Math Flashcards