verb \ˈpl-tər\
pal·teredpal·ter·ing \-t(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of PALTER

intransitive verb
:  to act insincerely or deceitfully :  equivocate
pal·ter·er \-tər-ər\ noun

Examples of PALTER

  1. <unwilling to palter over the price of the car>

Origin of PALTER

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1600

Rhymes with PALTER


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