Cite
 

Meaning of pettifogging

pet•ti•fog•ging

Pronunciation: (pet'ē-fog"ing, -fô"ging), [key]
— adj.
  1. insignificant; petty: pettifogging details.
  2. dishonest or unethical in insignificant matters; meanly petty.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: