dicker

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dicker (third-person singular simple present dickers, present participle dickering, simple past and past participle dickered)

  1. to bargain, haggle or negotiate over a sale
  2. to barter
    • Cooper
      Ready to dicker and to swap.

Noun[edit]

dicker (plural dickers)

  1. (obsolete) The number or quantity of ten, particularly modifying hides or skins; a daker.
    • Heywood
      A dicker of cowhides.
    • 1866, The dicker, or daker, was ten, and is found, though generally at later times than the period before us, as a measure for hides and gloves. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, volume 1, page 171
  2. (US) A chaffering, barter, or exchange, of small wares.
    to make a dicker
    • Whittier
      For peddling dicker, not for honest sales.

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dicker

  1. comparative form of dick