verb (used without object), hag·gled, hag·gling.
verb (used with object), hag·gled, hag·gling.
- haggard, sir henry rider,
- hagia sophia,
- hagia sophia, cathedral of,
Origin of haggle
Examples from the Web for haggle
Haggle over the numbers and details, attack the Senate for their failure to pass a budget, and then cut the best deal possible.What Can the GOP Accomplish During Obama's 2nd Term?|David Frum|January 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Finally, the Hagel haggle highlighted a critical lesson for the pro-Israel community.
The Republican rep wants lawmakers to extend the Bush tax cuts, and haggle over the rest later.
We're just left to haggle over price: Should the successful pay forward 36% of their success or 39% or 28% or what.
In the great bazaars of the modern Bagdad one does not need to bargain or to haggle.The Romance of a Great Store|Edward Hungerford
The gentleman, no doubt, will not haggle over it, he will buy a piece of ground outright for a grave.Cousin Pons|Honore de Balzac
He did not perceive the reasons or the consequences of it, and this was what induced him to haggle.The Fortune of the Rougons|Emile Zola
As he was firm, and as I had no time to haggle, I agreed to give him the money.The Crack of Doom|Robert Cromie
We act instantly as one people in war, we haggle and hesitate about the most moderate sacrifices to secure an advance in peace.The Unity of Civilization|Various
Word Origin for haggle
1570s, "to cut unevenly" (implied in haggler), frequentative of haggen "to chop" (see hack (v.1)). Sense of "argue about price" first recorded c.1600, probably from notion of chopping away. Related: Haggled; haggling.