Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who quarrels, wrangles, or fights.

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  • noun One who quarrels or is disposed to do so. An arguer or disputer.

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  • noun a disputant who quarrels

Etymologies

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to quarrel + -er

Examples

  • Essence, and a quarreler with his best friend, dies like

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • So goddamn the number eight eleven nine and four choir boys and monsignors preachers and men of state goddamn them it's too late free man and prisoner soft voice and quarreler

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  • He takes the quarreler apart into his library, and then one can hear a shouting voice alternating with silences.

    Slightly Married

  • But a man is more ashamed to be a flatterer than a quarreler.

    Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae) Translated by Fathers of the English Dominican Province

  • Reply Obj. 1: Just as the flatterer may do harm by deceiving secretly, so the quarreler may do harm sometimes by assailing openly.

    Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae) Translated by Fathers of the English Dominican Province

  • Wouk takes on not only Feynman - "my kind of agnostic," he jokes-but also a couple of other Jewish physicists and Nobel laureates, Murray Gell-Mann ( "a Nobel-class tackler of problems, but for him the existence of God is not one of them") and Steven Weinberg ( "a quarreler with God in the vein of Job").

    Articles

  • Wouk takes on not only Feynman - "my kind of agnostic," he jokes-but also a couple of other Jewish physicists and Nobel laureates, Murray Gell-Mann ( "a Nobel-class tackler of problems, but for him the existence of God is not one of them") and Steven Weinberg ( "a quarreler with God in the vein of Job").

    Articles

  • His influence among the frontiersmen was unbounded, his word was law; and many are the personal quarrels and disturbances which he has checked among his comrades by his simple announcement that 'This has gone far enough,' ” if need be followed by the ominous warning that when persisted in or renewed the quarreler 'must settle it with me.'

    The Life of Hon William F Cody

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