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hag·gle

haggle

 
 
pronunciation:
hae gl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: haggles, haggling, haggled
definition: to bargain or argue over petty differences in price, terms, or point of view.
She went off to look at other things at the flea market while her husband haggled over the price of the lamp.
synonyms:
cavil, chaffer, dicker, higgle, nitpick, palter, quibble
similar words:
bargain, barter, carp, deal, negotiate, spat, truck, wrangle
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an instance of petty bargaining or quarreling.
After a long haggle, a price was finally agreed on.
synonyms:
pettifoggery, quibble
similar words:
argument, bargain, cavil, deal, dicker, dispute, quarrel, row, spat
derivation: haggler (n.)