Rhymes: -ɒɡə(r) Noun . pettifogger (plural pettifoggers) Someone who quibbles over trivia, and raises petty, annoying objections. 1809, Washington ...
He is a pettifogger, and surely must know that there is such a thing as feloniously breaking into a man’s house.
A sneaky, underhanded lawyer is a pettifogger. If your neighbor hires an unscrupulous quack to sue you, you might call his attorney a pettifogger.
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