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Definition of Chaffered

Chaffered
Chaffer Chaf"fer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chaffered; p. pr. & vb. n. Chaffering.] [OE. chaffaren, fr. chaffare, chapfare, cheapfare, a bargaining. See Chaffer, n.] 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. --Trench.
Chaffer
Chaffer Chaff"er, n. One who chaffs.
Chaffer
Chaffer Chaf"fer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chaffered; p. pr. & vb. n. Chaffering.] [OE. chaffaren, fr. chaffare, chapfare, cheapfare, a bargaining. See Chaffer, n.] 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. --Trench.
Chaffer
Chaffer Chaf"fer, 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. --Spenser.

Meaning of Chaffered from wikipedia

- looked upon usually as a term of reproach --signifying a shrewd, sharp, chaffering, oily-tongued, soft-sawdering, inquisitive, money-making, money-saving...
- as is the rule for the shrouded women of Iran, these farmers' wives chaffered and haggled with the men in the bazar outside the city, transacting business...
- characteristic anecdotes of the bookseller's unyielding toryism, of his rebuffs to chaffering customers, and of his unwillingness to supply the London trade. He preferred...
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