1. To evade the point in question by artifice, play upon words, caviling, or by raising any insignificant or impertinent question or point; to trifle in argument or discourse; to equivocate.

2. To pun; to practice punning.

Synonyms: To cavil, shuffle, equivocate, trifle.

Origin: Quibbled; Quibbling.

(01 Mar 1998)