"palaver" Definition

  1. to ask, or talk—deceitfully or otherwise, as occasion requires; “PALAVER to his nibs for a shant of bivvy,” ask the master for a pot of beer. NANTEE PALAVER (pronounced PERLARVER), cease talking. In this sense used by tramps. Derived from the Portuguese.

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Position in the dictionary: 2491 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: pall, palm, palm oil, palmer, palming, pam, pannikin, pannum, pannum-bound, panny
Previous words in the dictionary: palampo, pal, padre, paddy’s land, paddy’s goose, paddy, paddle, padding-ken, padding, pad the hoof

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