horse trade

noun

Definition of horse trade

:negotiation accompanied by shrewd bargaining and reciprocal concessions
  • a political horse trade

horse-trade

play \ˈhȯrs-ˌtrād\ intransitive verb

horse trader

noun

First Known Use of horse trade

1846


HORSE TRADE Defined for English Language Learners

horse trade

noun

Definition of horse trade for English Language Learners

  • : a clever and often secret agreement made by powerful people who are usually trying to get an advantage over others


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