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Meaning of DICKER

Pronunciation:  'dikur

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  negotiate the terms of an exchange; "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar"

DICKER is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: bargain
 See Also: chaffer, haggle, higgle, huckster, negociate, negotiate, talk terms



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dick"er\, n. [Also daker, dakir; akin to Icel. dekr,
    Dan. deger, G. decher; all prob. from LL. dacra, dacrum, the
    number ten, akin to L. decuria a division consisting of ten,
    fr. decem ten. See {Ten}.]
    1. The number or quantity of ten, particularly ten hides or
       skins; a dakir; as, a dicker of gloves. [Obs.]
             A dicker of cowhides.                 --Heywood.
    2. A chaffering, barter, or exchange, of small wares; as, to
       make a dicker. [U.S.]
             For peddling dicker, not for honest sales.
  2. \Dick"er\, v. i. & t.
    To negotiate a dicker; to barter. [U.S.] ``Ready to dicker.
    and to swap.'' --Cooper.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bargain, barter, beat down, bid, bid for, chaffer, cheapen, deal, drive a bargain, haggle, higgle, huckster, jew down, negotiate, negotiation, outbid, palter, trade, underbid