verb \ˈha-gəl\

: to talk or argue with someone especially in order to agree on a price

hag·gledhag·gling \-g(ə-)liŋ\

Full Definition of HAGGLE

transitive verb
:  to cut roughly or clumsily :  hack
archaic :  to annoy or exhaust with wrangling
intransitive verb
:  bargain, wrangle <haggling over the price>
hag·gler \-g(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of HAGGLE

  1. She is good at haggling.
  2. <had to haggle to get his friend to sell his guitar for 20 bucks>

Origin of HAGGLE

frequentative of hag to hew
First Known Use: 1599

Rhymes with HAGGLE



Definition of HAGGLE

:  an act or instance of haggling

First Known Use of HAGGLE


Rhymes with HAGGLE


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