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haggle

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verb hag·gle \ˈha-gəl\

Definition of haggle

haggled

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haggling

play \ˈha-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

haggler

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Examples of haggle in a sentence

  1. She is good at haggling.

  2. <had to haggle to get his friend to sell his guitar for 20 bucks>

Origin and Etymology of haggle

frequentative of hag to hew


First Known Use: 1599


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haggle

noun hag·gle

Definition of haggle

  1. :  an act of negotiating or arguing over the terms of a purchase, agreement, or contract :  an instance of haggling or bargaining a haggle over price

Origin and Etymology of haggle

see 1haggle


First Known Use: 1858


HAGGLE Defined for English Language Learners

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haggle

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verb hag·gle \ˈha-gəl\

Definition of haggle for English Language Learners

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


HAGGLE Defined for Kids

haggle

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verb hag·gle \ˈha-gəl\

Definition of haggle for Students

haggled

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haggling

  1. :  to argue especially over a price

haggler

\ˈha-glər\ noun


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