bicker (v) 1: To prostrate oneself before the members of one of Princeton’s selective Eating Clubs, for the purpose of gaining admission. Bickering typically involves extensive interaction with club members in an attempt to impress them, along with a willingness to submit to various hazing rituals. To do so, the goal of moving up the social hierarchy must be held as a higher priority than dignity.
bicker (v) 2: To examine potential future members of an exclusive Eating Club in order to decide whether to grant them admission. Typically used to describe individual interactions between a club member and a Sophomore.
Verb 1: "I bickered Cottage but I got hosed."
Verb 2: "Preston bickered him yesterday; he thought he was too bourgeois."