AskDefine | Define tiff

Dictionary Definition

tiff n : a quarrel about petty points [syn: bicker, bickering, spat, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss]

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  1. a small argument; a petty quarrel
  2. TIFF: a computer file format used for encoding pictures originally called Tag (or Tagged) Image File Format.


  1. to quarrel

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

altercate, altercation, argument, bicker, bickering, blood feud, brawl, broil, caterwaul, contention, controversy, differ, difference of opinion, disagreement, dispute, donnybrook, donnybrook fair, dudgeon, embroilment, fall, falling-out, ferment, feud, fight, flite, fliting, fracas, fret, fume, fuss, have words, high dudgeon, huff, imbroglio, join issue, logomachy, miff, misunderstanding, open quarrel, pet, pique, polemic, quarrel, rhubarb, row, run-in, set to, sharp words, slanging match, snarl, spar, spat, squabble, stew, strife, tussle, vendetta, words, wrangle
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