horse trade

noun

Definition of horse trade

  1. :  negotiation accompanied by shrewd bargaining and reciprocal concessions <a political horse trade>

horse–trade

intransitive verb

horse trader

noun

1846

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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