Sentence example with the word 'chaffer'


Definition v. wrangle

Last update: August 20, 2015


One by one the others come to join in the conversation, to chaffer and cadge.   [Please select]


Ravenslee, lounging in the background, was forgotten quite, the while they chaffered after this manner: Salesman.   [Please select]


Yarrell says "the food of the red-backed shrike is mice, and probably shrews, small birds, and various insects, particularly the common May-chaffer."   [Please select]


The Rhodians, and the King of Pergamus himself, persuaded that Fortune was going to declare herself for the King of Macedonia, made him offers of alliance; he chaffered with them with the most inexplicable levity.   [Please select]

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chaffed - chaffer - chaffered