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Dicker

Dicker Meaning & Definition
Dicker Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dicker?

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

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dicker: bargain

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dicker: bargain | barter | beat down | bid | bid for | chaffer | cheapen | deal | drive a bargain | haggle | higgle | huckster | jew down | negotiate | negotiation | outbid | palter | trade | underbid

See Also | chaffer | haggle | higgle | huckster | negociate | negotiate | talk terms

Dicker In Webster's Dictionary

\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. --Whittier.
\Dick"er\, v. i. & t. To negotiate a dicker; to barter. [U.S.] ``Ready to dicker. and to swap.'' --Cooper.

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