Definition of squabble:
misunderstanding, argy-bargy, study at quarrel, contretemps, gaiter, flap, rhubarb, bicker, ado, have words, pettifoggery, spat, wrangle, haggle, kickup, cavil, pother, dicker, flurry, tangle, argue, fret, falling-out, set-to, trouble, quarrel, donnybrook, quibble, bickering, dispute, bother, cross swords, scrap, fuss, niggle, dispute, tiff, bustle, fight it out, argle-bargle, have it out, battle royal, dither, quarrel, brabble, stir, cross fire, fight, hustle, pettifog, tizzy, controversy, lock horns.
conflict (part of speech: verb)
- "Springhaven A Tale of the Great War", R. D. Blackmore.
- "The Simpkins Plot", George A. Birmingham.
He died by it, too, later on, in a Balkanian squabble, in the cause of some Serbs or else Bulgarians, who were neither Catholics nor gentlemen- at least, not in the exalted but narrow sense he attached to that last word.- "The Mirror of the Sea", Joseph Conrad.