Definitions of quarrel

  1. To dispute violently; to wrangle; to squabble; to fall out; to find fault; to disagree.
  2. To quarrel with.
  3. To compel by a quarrel; as, to quarrel a man out of his estate or rights.
  4. To violate concord or agreement; to have a difference; to fall out; to be or become antagonistic.
  5. To dispute angrily, or violently; to wrangle; to scold; to altercate; to contend; to fight.
  6. To dispute violently; fall out; disagree; find fault; as, to quarrel with fortune.
  7. To dispute violently: to fight: to disagree:- pr. p. quarrelling; pa. t. and pa. p. quarrelled.
  8. To dispute angrily; disagree.
  9. To dispute; fall out; disagree.
  10. To find fault; to dispute; to disagree; to be at variance.
  11. an angry dispute; " they had a quarrel"; " they had words"
  12. Any small square or quadrangular member
  13. A square of glass, esp. when set diagonally.
  14. A small opening in window tracery, of which the cusps, etc., make the form nearly square.
  15. A square or lozenge- shaped paving tile.
  16. A four- sided cutting tool or chisel having a diamond- shaped end.
  17. Ground of objection, dislike, difference, or hostility; cause of dispute or contest; occasion of altercation.
  18. Earnest desire or longing.
  19. One who quarrels or wrangles; one who is quarrelsome.
  20. An arrow for a crossbow; - so named because it commonly had a square head.
  21. A breach of concord, amity, or obligation; a falling out; a difference; a disagreement; an antagonism in opinion, feeling, or conduct; esp., an angry dispute, contest, or strife; a brawl; an altercation.
  22. An angry dispute; petty fight; a cause for dispute; a disagreement or falling out.
  24. Dispute; brawl; breach of friendship.
  25. An angry or violent dispute; also, the cause of dispute.
  26. A petty fight or scuffle; a contest; a breach of friendship; a ground of dispute.
  27. An arrow with a square head; a diamond- shaped pane of glass, or a square pane placed diagonally.
  28. A petty fight or scuffle; an angry dispute; open variance between parties; ground of dispute.
  29. In anc. archery, an arrow for a crossbow with a four- square head; a diamond- shaped pane of glass; a glazier's diamond.