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  • n. Plural form of niggle.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of niggle.


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  • The term niggles at Janie’s brain and she begins to pace around the little house, the wood floor cool and smooth on her bare feet.


  • The Socceroos will play Slovenia without Tim Cahill as the star Everton midfielder succumbs to 'niggles' ahead of the first round of the Barclays Premier League. | Top Stories

  • Socceroos will play Slovenia without Tim Cahill who succumbs to 'niggles' | Top Stories

  • While admitting there were still some "niggles", he confirmed that he would be unleashed on the Bulls attack on Saturday night after missing the Warriors 'last three games.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • A new name was added to the 'niggles' list during the Rovers game in Kelly Youga, who had to be replaced after 23 minutes with a knee injury.


  • I am only sorry you had to use the totally innocuous word "niggles", which is almost certainly going to be misinterpreted in such a way as to cause you to be fired from any self-respecting national magazine.

    Adrian Monck

  • "niggles" to reach its ultimate potential, according to Esterhuizen.

    Mineweb - Daily news headlines

  • "Apart from small niggles which is part and parcel of the game, none of the players have major injuries right now and there are no fitness concerns. - Latest News Headlines

  • And then when you finally return, you often end up picking up niggles.

    How Premier League players get themselves in shape for the new season

  • With my history, with the back surgery and getting niggles here and there all the time, it gives me something to work towards, Baltacha added.

    Elena Baltacha considers bowing out after 2012 Olympic Games


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