HyperDic: chaffer

English > 2 senses of the word chaffer:
VERBpossessionchaffer, haggle, higgle, hucksterwrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
communicationchaffer, chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visittalk socially without exchanging too much information
English > chaffer: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningwrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.).
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe glass tubes chaffer; Sam wants to chaffer with Sue
Synonymshaggle, higgle, huckster
Narrowerbeat down, bargain downpersuade the seller to accept a lower price
Broaderdicker, bargainnegotiate the terms of an exchange
Spanishcambalachear, regatear
Catalanbaratar, regatejar
English > chaffer: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningtalk socially without exchanging too much information.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymschew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit
Narrowershmooze, shmoose, schmooze, schmoose, jawbonetalk / talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
Broaderconverse, discoursecarry on a conversation
Spanishcharlar, chatear, chat, chismear, confabularse, cotillear, garlar, parlar, parlotear, platicar, visitar
Catalanconfabular-se, conversar, fer un xat, garlar, parlotejar, petar, visitar, xafardejar, xarrar, xatejar, xerrar

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