Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Verb: expostulate  ik'spós-chu,leyt or ek'spós-chu,leyt
  1. Reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion
    "I will not expostulate, nor trouble your patience with these uncertain terms"

Derived forms: expostulated, expostulates, expostulating

Type of: argue, reason

Encyclopedia: Expostulate