When two siblings fight over who gets to sit in the front seat of the car, this is an example of a time when they squabble.
A fight between two friends over who was the first to find out the name of a specific new CD is an example of a squabble.
The brothers were always squabbling with each other.
Origin of squabble
- Probably of Scandinavian origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition