noun \ˈdi-kər\

Definition of DICKER

:  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


intransitive verb

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

dick·ereddick·er·ing \ˈdi-k(ə-)riŋ\

Full Definition of DICKER

:  bargain <dickered over the price>

Examples of DICKER

  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



Definition of DICKER

:  barter
:  an act or session of bargaining

First Known Use of DICKER



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