Chaffer

Definition of Chaffer

Chaff´er
n.1.One who chaffs.
1.Bargaining; merchandise.
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Chaffered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Chaffering.]
1.To treat or dispute about a purchase; to bargain; to haggle or higgle; to negotiate.
To chaffer for preferments with his gold.
- Dryden.
2.To talk much and idly; to chatter.
v. t.1.To buy or sell; to trade in.
He chaffered chairs in which churchmen were set.
- Spenser.
2.To exchange; to bandy, as words.

Related Words

bargain, bargain down, beat down, dicker, haggle, higgle, huckster
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