dicker


1dick·er

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

2dicker

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

intransitive verb
:  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

3dicker

noun

Definition of DICKER

1
:  barter
2
:  an act or session of bargaining

First Known Use of DICKER

1797

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