Meaning of quarrel


Pronunciation: (kwôr'ul, kwor'-), [key]
— n., v., -reled, -rel•ing -relled, -rel•ling.
  1. an angry dispute or altercation; a disagreement marked by a temporary or permanent break in friendly relations.
  2. a cause of dispute, complaint, or hostile feeling: She has no quarrel with her present salary.
  1. to disagree angrily; squabble; wrangle.
  2. to end a friendship as a result of a disagreement.
  3. to make a complaint; find fault.


Pronunciation: (kwôr'ul, kwor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a square-headed bolt or arrow, formerly used with a crossbow.
  2. a small, square or diamond-shaped pane of glass, as used in latticed windows.
  3. any of various tools with pyramidal heads.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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