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Definition of "higgling" [higgling]

  • Present participle of higgle. (verb)

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Use "higgling" in a sentence
  • "Between the two what Adam Smith calls the higgling of the market settles it."
  • "It is not possible for the individual buyer to ascertain just how much social labor is contained in a coat or a table, but their values are fixed by the competition and higgling which is the law of capitalism."
  • "How far a man has any right to be more lucky and hence more venerable than his neighbours, is a point that always has been, and always will be, settled proximately by a kind of higgling and haggling of the market, and ultimately by brute force; but however this may be, it stands to reason that no man should be allowed to be unlucky to more than a very moderate extent.”"