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haggle

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verb hag·gle \ˈha-gəl\

Simple Definition of haggle

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

Full Definition of haggle

hag·gledhag·gling play \-g(ə-)liŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cut roughly or clumsily :  hack

  3. 2 archaic :  to annoy or exhaust with wrangling

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  bargain, wrangle <haggling over the price>

hag·gler play \-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


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haggle

noun hag·gle

Definition of haggle

  1. :  an act or instance of haggling



1858

First Known Use of haggle

1858



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