Definition of Chaffering. Meaning of Chaffering. Synonyms of Chaffering
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Definition of Chaffering
ChafferingChaffer 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.
Meaning of Chaffering from wikipedia
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
with the men in the bazar outside
the city, transacting
- characteristic anecdotes
of the bookseller's unyielding
toryism, of his rebuffs
customers, and of his unwillingness
trade. He preferred...
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