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chaffer

verb

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  1. 1 to talk over or dispute the terms of a purchase <in that country you're expected to chaffer with the vendors at the bazaar> Synonyms bargain, deal, dicker, haggle, horse-trade, negotiate, palterRelated Words argue, bicker, clash, fight, hassle, quarrel, quibble, squabble, wrangle; comparison shop, shop (around); barter, exchange, trade; hawk, peddle; buy, purchase

  2. 2 British  to engage in casual or rambling conversation <just a couple of blokes chaffering at the neighborhood pub> Synonyms babble, blab, cackle, chat [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, kibitz (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, schmooze (or shmooze), talk, twitter, visitRelated Words gossip, tattle; descant, discuss, expatiate; yak (also yack), yammer, yap




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