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Definition of "dicker" [dick•er]

  • To bargain; barter. (verb-intransitive)
  • The act or process of bargaining. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dicker" in a sentence
  • "Such critics had come to Washington, had made their "dicker," danced at the hotel hops, and been jostled on the Avenue."
  • "Thus equipped as an itinerant clock repairer, and having a few watches to "dicker" with, he started on foot for Jenkintown, a small place twelve miles from"
  • "Then, the white men who penetrated to those semi-wilds were always ready to "dicker" and to "swap," and to"