from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To argue or dispute vehemently; wrangle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To argue, quarrel or wrangle with someone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To contend in words; to dispute with zeal, heat, or anger; to wrangle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To contend in words; dispute with zeal, heat, or anger; wrangle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. have a disagreement over something
Latin altercārī, altercāt-, to quarrel, from alter, other; see al-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)