- adj.不断烦扰的; （一件工作）费神的; 难办的; 繁琐的;
- v.为小事操心，吹毛求疵( niggle的现在分词 ); 不断地烦扰;
She had niggling doubts about their relationship.
The matter is too small to be worth niggling over.
It's been niggling at my mind ever since I met Neville in Nice.
Both players have been suffering from niggling injuries.
Stop niggling about every penny we spend.
EXAMPLE: The impatient boss angers his employees by arguing with them over niggling little details.
I don't see why they should be niggling over paying a few pounds into the fund.
I work hard and I always train even if I've got a niggling injury.
Petty niggling, mean tricks , bureaucracy, and Ah Q - ism are of no use at all.
打小算盘,弄小智术, 官僚主义, 阿Q主义,实际上毫无用处.
She still felt the same niggling doubt: was he really telling the truth?
她仍然无法消除萦绕心头的疑虑: 他真的说实话了 吗 ?
The tutorial investor is not after control , but he wants to guide you on niggling issue.
This tension between what we feel we can have and " what we're seemingly able to have is the niggling suffering, the anxiety we feel.
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1. (informal terms) small and of little importance;
"a fiddling sum of money"
"a footling gesture"
"our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"
"a little (or small) matter"
"Mickey Mouse regulations"
"a dispute over niggling details"
"limited to petty enterprises"
"giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"