haggle

Part of speech: verb

To hack; mangle.

Part of speech: verb

To chaffer; bargain; cavil.

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Usage examples "haggle":

  1. When his advice or directions came to you, from time to time, do you think you would be likely to stop to haggle or argue over them? - "Jewel's Story Book", Clara Louise Burnham.
  2. We'll haggle no more. - "The Hole in the Wall", Arthur Morrison.
  3. Unless the legend " fixed prices" appears in the window for the benefit of the customer, the shopmen will expect you to bargain over every purchase- to haggle for half an hour over a question of six sous or ten is indeed the only commercial instinct they possess. - "Rome", Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson.