The definition of captious is a statement made for the purpose of creating an argument, or fond of finding the mistakes of others.
Of or having to do with casuistry or casuists
The definition of elusive is being difficult to grasp or retain.
The definition of evasive is someone or something that is tricky or hard to catch.
(A) making overnice or petty distinctions; quibbling
Of, relating to, or characteristic of sophists.
Frivolous or foolish:
Find another word for quibbling. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for quibbling, like: captious, casuistic, caviling, elusive, evasive, hairsplitting, prevaricative, sophistic, sophistical and trifling.