Definitions for palterˈpɔl tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beat around the bush, equivocate, tergiversate, prevaricate, palter(verb)

    be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information


  1. palter(Verb)

    To talk insincerely; to prevaricate or equivocate in speech or actions.

  2. palter(Verb)

    To trifle.

    Palter out your time in the penal statutes. uE000330895uE001 Beaumont and Flanders.

  3. Origin: Probably from *, from palter. More at paltry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palter(verb)

    to haggle

  2. Palter(verb)

    to act in insincere or deceitful manner; to play false; to equivocate; to shift; to dodge; to trifle

  3. Palter(verb)

    to babble; to chatter

  4. Palter(verb)

    to trifle with; to waste; to squander in paltry ways or on worthless things

Translations for palter

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • вилять, темнить, изворачиватьсяRussian

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