chaffering

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

chaffering

  1. Present participle of chaffer.

Noun[edit]

chaffering (plural chafferings)

  1. The act of one who chaffers.
    • Washington Irving
      You have put my writings into circulation, and arranged the pecuniary concerns in such a way as to save future trouble and petty chafferings about accounts, and to give the whole an independent and gentlemanlike air.