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Verb: chaffer  cha-fu(r)
  1. Wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
    "Let's not chaffer over a few dollars";
    - haggle, higgle [archaic], huckster [N. Amer]
     
  2. Talk socially without exchanging too much information
    "the men were sitting in the cafe and chaffering";
    - chew the fat, shoot the breeze [N. Amer], chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, natter, gossip, jaw, claver [UK, dialect], visit, gas, gab

Derived forms: chaffered, chaffers, chaffering

Type of: bargain, converse, dicker [N. Amer], discourse

Encyclopedia: Chaffer