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dicker

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noun dick·er \ˈdi-kər\

Definition of dicker

  1. :  the number or quantity of 10 especially of hides or skins



Origin of dicker

Middle English dyker, from Latin decuria quantity of ten, from decem ten — more at ten


First Known Use: 14th century


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dicker

verb, dick·er

Simple Definition of dicker

  • : to talk or argue with someone about the conditions of a purchase, agreement, or contract

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dicker

dickereddickering play \ˈdi-k(ə-)riŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  bargain <dickered over the price>

Examples of dicker in a sentence

  1. I tried to dicker for a discounted price.

  2. <they dickered over the price of the car for a few minutes>



Origin of dicker

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1797


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dicker

noun dick·er

Definition of dicker

  1. 1 :  barter

  2. 2 :  an act or session of bargaining



1797

First Known Use of dicker

1797


Law Dictionary

dicker

intransitive verb dick·er \ˈdi-kər\

Legal Definition of dicker

dickereddickering

  1. :  to seek to arrive at a workable and agreeable arrangement by negotiating and haggling





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