Definitions for palterˈpɔl tər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to talk or act insincerely or deceitfully.
to act carelessly; trifle.
Origin of palter:
1595–1605; of uncert. orig.
beat around the bush, equivocate, tergiversate, prevaricate, palter(verb)
be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
To talk insincerely; to prevaricate or equivocate in speech or actions.
Palter out your time in the penal statutes. uE000330895uE001 Beaumont and Flanders.
Origin: Probably from *, from palter. More at paltry.
to act in insincere or deceitful manner; to play false; to equivocate; to shift; to dodge; to trifle
to babble; to chatter
to trifle with; to waste; to squander in paltry ways or on worthless things
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