Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 12/05/16 Dicker

Dicker (verb, noun)
dicker [dik-er]

verb (used without object)
1. to deal, swap, or trade with petty bargaining; bargain; haggle.
2. to barter.
3. to try to arrange matters by mutual bargaining: They dickered for hours over some of the finer points of the contract.

4. a petty bargain.
5. a barter or swap.
6. an item or goods bartered or swapped.
7. a deal, especially a political deal.

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Origin: 1795-1805; perhaps v. use of dicker

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