(noun, verb)


1. an angry dispute

- they had a quarrel

Similar word(s): dustup, row, words, wrangle

Definition categories: communication, conflict, difference, dispute

2. an arrow that is shot from a crossbow; has a head with four edges

Definition categories: man–made, arrow

Sentences with quarrel as a noun:

- We got into a silly quarrel about what food to order.

- A few customers in the shop had some quarrels with us, so we called for the manager.


1. have a disagreement over something

- We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America

Similar word(s): altercate, argufy, dispute, scrap

Definition categories: communication, argue, contend, debate, fence

Sentences with quarrel as a verb:

- to quarrel with one's lot