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HAGGLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does haggle mean? 

HAGGLE (noun)
  The noun HAGGLE has 1 sense:

1. an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)

  Familiarity information: HAGGLE used as a noun is very rare.


HAGGLE (verb)
  The verb HAGGLE has 1 sense:

1. wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)

  Familiarity information: HAGGLE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HAGGLE (noun)


Sense 1haggle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

haggle; haggling; wrangling; wrangle

Hypernyms ("haggle" is a kind of...):

bargaining (the negotiation of the terms of a transaction or agreement)


HAGGLE (verb)


Sense 1haggle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

chaffer; haggle; higgle; huckster

Context example:

Let's not haggle over a few dollars

Hypernyms (to "haggle" is one way to...):

bargain; dicker (negotiate the terms of an exchange)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "haggle"):

bargain down; beat down (persuade the seller to accept a lower price)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence examples:

Sam and Sue haggle
Sam wants to haggle with Sue


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