chaffer chaffer

Definition(s):

  1. (v) wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
  2. (v) talk socially without exchanging too much information

Usage(s):

  • There appraisers sit with ancient scales, chaffer to the utmost kran, seal their purchase with a solemn glass of tea.

News

  • Police continue investigating text message that led to lockdown of Roxana schools

    (KMOV) – Police continue to investigate after a text message prompted schools in Roxana, Ill. to be placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Roxana Community Unit School District 1 Superintendent Deb Kreutztrager said a student inside Roxana High School texted a family member about shots being fired at the school in the 400 block of N. Chaffer. The family member called police area authorities took ...
    on April 2, 2014     Source: KMOV St. Louis

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