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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pa•lav•erpəˈlæv ər, -ˈlɑ vər(n.)

  1. profuse and idle talk; chatter.

  2. persuasive talk; flattery; cajolery.

  3. a conference or discussion, orig. one between European traders, explorers, etc., and people indigenous to a region, esp. in Africa.

    Category: Western History

  4. (v.i.)to talk profusely and idly.

  5. to confer.

  6. (v.t.)to cajole or persuade.

Origin of palaver:

1720–30; < Pg palavra word, speech, talk < LL parabolaparable

pa•lav′er•er(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. palaverer(Noun)

    Agent noun of palaver; one who palavers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palaverer(noun)

    one who palavers; a flatterer

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