Definitions for: Haggle

[n] an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
[v] wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.); "Let's not haggle over a few dollars"

Webster (1913) Definition: Hag"gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Haggled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Haggling.] [Freq. of Scot. hag, E. hack. See Hack to
To cut roughly or hack; to cut into small pieces; to notch or
cut in an unskillful manner; to make rough or mangle by
cutting; as, a boy haggles a stick of wood.

Suffolk first died, and York, all haggled o'er, Comes
to him, where in gore he lay insteeped. --Shak.

Hag"gle, v. i.
To be difficult in bargaining; to stick at small matters; to
chaffer; to higgle.

Royalty and science never haggled about the value of
blood. --Walpole.

Hag"gle, n.
The act or process of haggling. --Carlyle.

Synonyms: chaffer, haggling, higgle, huckster, wrangle, wrangling

See Also: bargain, bargain down, bargaining, beat down, dicker

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