Definition of haggle verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

haggle

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈhæɡl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæɡl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they haggle
BrE BrE//ˈhæɡl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæɡl//
 
he / she / it haggles
BrE BrE//ˈhæɡlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæɡlz//
 
past simple haggled
BrE BrE//ˈhæɡld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæɡld//
 
past participle haggled
BrE BrE//ˈhæɡld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæɡld//
 
-ing form haggling
BrE BrE//ˈhæɡlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæɡlɪŋ//
 
Shopping in stores
 
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[intransitive] haggle (with somebody) (over something) to argue with somebody in order to reach an agreement, especially about the price of something I left him in the market haggling over the price of a shirt. We spent a long time haggling with the authorities over our visas. See related entries: Shopping in stores Word Origin late 16th cent. (in the sense ‘hack, mangle’): from Old Norse hǫggva ‘hew’.
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