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chaffer

verb

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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

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2 British to engage in casual or rambling conversation
  • just a couple of blokes chaffering at the neighborhood pub

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“Chaffer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chaffer. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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