Definition of niggler in English:

niggler

noun

  • A person who niggles; especially a person who pays excessive attention to detail; a pedant.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Hutton (1739–1806), writer on topography and etymology. From niggle + -er.

Pronunciation

niggler

/ˈnɪɡ(ə)lə//ˈnɪɡlə/