(verb), argue + signify

[lang name="English"]PD: "An American colloquialism dating from at least the mid-18th century"

Англо-русский словарь. Современные тенденции в словообразовании. Контаминанты. — М. : Флинта : Наука. . 2009.

Смотреть что такое "Argufy" в других словарях:

  • Argufy — Ar gu*fy, v. t. & i. [Argue + fy.] 1. To argue pertinaciously. [Colloq.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 2. To signify. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • argufy — index dispute (debate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • argufy — (v.) 1751, colloquial, from ARGUE (Cf. argue) + FY (Cf. fy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • argufy — [är′gyə fī΄] vt., vi. argufied, argufying [< ARGUE + FY] [Informal or Dial.] to argue, esp. about something petty or merely for the sake of arguing; wrangle argufier n …   English World dictionary

  • argufy — verb ( fied; fying) Date: 1698 transitive verb dispute, debate intransitive verb wrangle • argufier noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • argufy — argufier, n. /ahr gyeuh fuy /, v.t., v.i., argufied, argufying. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. to argue, dispute, or wrangle. [1745 55; ARGUE + FY] * * * …   Universalium

  • argufy — verb to argue without any aim; to dispute; wrangle; to disagree …   Wiktionary

  • argufy — Cleveland Dialect List to argue …   English dialects glossary

  • argufy — v. argue, dispute, cause a disagreement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • argufy — [ α:gjʊfʌɪ] verb (argufies, argufying, argufied) humorous or dialect argue about something trivial. Origin C17: formed from argue; cf. speechify …   English new terms dictionary

  • argufy — ar·gu·fy …   English syllables

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