haggle definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To bargain, as throughout the cost of anything; dicker: "He preferred become overcharged rather than haggle” ( W. Somerset Maugham).
    • To argue so that they can come to terms.
    • to-be difficult in bargaining; to stay at small issues; to chaffer; to higgle.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To reduce (some thing) in a crude, unskillful way; hack.
    • Archaic To harass or be concerned by wrangling.
    • To cut roughly or hack; to cut into small pieces; to notch or cut in an unskillful manner; in order to make harsh or mangle by cutting.
  • noun:
    • an example of negotiating or arguing.
    • The work or means of haggling.
    • A haggling or chaffering.
    • an example of intense debate (as with bargaining)
  • verb:
    • To argue for an improved deal, especially over prices with a seller.
    • To hack (cut crudely)
    • wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
  • others:
    • To hack approximately; cut or cut in an unskilful way; mangle in cutting.
    • To tease; stress.
    • To deal in a petty and tedious fashion; higgle; stick at little issues; cavil.
    • To hail.

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