Translation of niggle in Spanish:


quejarse, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈnɪɡ(ə)l//ˈnɪɡəl/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    she always finds something to niggle about siempre encuentra algo de qué quejarse
    • It's always there, sitting at the back of your mind, niggling away at you.
    • It found a crack of discontentment and niggled away at it, and in the sleepy village of Worsthorne, three miles from the deprived and run-down central housing estates of Burnley, it found a response.
    • There's something unnerving about her, it niggles at me.
    • He had laughed at her for staring at him and she had blushed and hit him on the arm but the feeling was still niggling at her mind.
    • But I have to admit, no noise is better than constant, niggling, riling, infuriating noise.
    • An insistent whisper niggles at his mind, and for a moment, the wind dies down.
    • Somehow, though, she planted this little seed of doubt which has niggled away at me.
    • I was about to reserve a nine-night all-inclusive package to Jamaica during the second week of March when something inside niggled until it came to me.
    • It niggles, though; I did cut corners, and I don't like it.
    • So I made my way to our meeting ready to hammer them down, but my sense of fair play niggled at me.
    • It just niggled at me, and I thought I'd say something.
    • Somehow niggling at my brain is this apartment as a metaphor for the Korean Way of Doing Things.
    • Yet he had planted the thought and it niggled in her mind.
    • I told her that I would let her know but something was niggling in the back of my mind that perhaps I had already committed to another invite.
    • No I don't, but it's one of those things that is niggling at the back of my mind.
    • She hears it every day, niggling and nagging in the back of her mind, reminding her that she failed.
    • One thing that niggled at his mind was the bruises that covered her body.
    • Over the years this conundrum has niggled and niggled, and some pretty heavyweight theoretical physicists tried to prove Stephen wrong.
    • But they also had a penchant for niggling and appeared very adept at winning penalties for laying on by effectively holding the tackler on top.
    • It has always niggled at me about birds nest soup, how someone got the idea that climbing a 40 foot pole into a cave and removing a nest made of bird spittle and putting it in a broth would somehow be a good idea.
  • 2

    (worry/doubt) constante
    (complaint) insistente
    (complaint) fastidioso
    (job/detail) engorroso

transitive verb

  • 1

    something's niggling him algo le preocupa


  • 1

    queja feminine