- (obsolete) A pun.
- A shift or turn from the point in question; a trifling or evasive distinction; a cavil.
- A trivial or minor complaint, objection or argument.
"He harped on his quibble about how the dark red paint should be described as carmine rather than burgundy."
- (intransitive) To complain or argue in a trivial or petty manner.
"They are constantly quibbling over insignificant details."