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- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɑɹdʒiˌbɑɹdʒi/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɑːdʒiˌbɑːdʒi/
- Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)dʒi
argy-bargy (plural argy-bargies)
- A verbal argument.
- There was a bit of an argy-bargy over the matter.
- To argue.
1897, J. M. Barrie, chapter 6, in Margaret Ogilvy:
- Ten minutes at the least did she stand at the door argy-bargying with that man.