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Definition of "dickering" [dickering]

  • Present participle of dicker. (verb)
  • Bargaining (noun)
  • Bartering (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dickering" in a sentence
  • "The RKBA is a right of the people, and not a right that can be traded away in dickering between the states and the feds."
  • "Evidently they were well pleased, and on returning to the house it was also evident that they were going to adopt the usual tactics of whittling a small piece of wood (a seemingly necessary accompaniment to a trade) and "dickering"; so I again told them my terms, same as before, and hinted that they might take or leave them as they liked."
  • "The corn was reckoned at nine dollars, the four sheep at only six dollars, and it had been difficult "dickering" the fifteen pounds of wool and the two bushels of barley as worth three dollars more."