palter definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To talk or act insincerely or misleadingly; equivocate. See Synonyms at lie2.
    • To be capricious; trifle.
    • To quibble, particularly in bargaining.
    • To haggle.
    • to do something in insincere or deceitful way; to play false; to equivocate; to shift; to dodge; to trifle.
    • To babble; to chatter.
  • verb:
    • To chat insincerely; to prevaricate or equivocate in address or actions.
    • To trifle.
    • be deliberately uncertain or not clear to mislead or withhold information
  • verb-transitive:
    • To trifle with; to waste; to squander in paltry means or on useless things.
  • others:
    • To talk in a trifling fashion; babble.
    • To talk insincerely; equivocate; trifle; change; usage trickery.
    • To trifle away; usage or invest in a paltry fashion; squander.
    • To fashion by trickery; patch up.

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