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We found 35 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word palaver:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. palaver: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. palaver: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. palaver: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. palaver: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. palaver: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. palaver: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Palaver, palaver: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. palaver: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Palaver: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. palaver: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. palaver: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. palaver: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Palaver, palaver: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. palaver: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. palaver: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Palaver (film), Palaver: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Palaver: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. palaver: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. palaver: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Palaver: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. palaver: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Palaver: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  23. palaver: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. palaver: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  25. palaver: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. palaver: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. palaver: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. palaver: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. palaver: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. palaver: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. palaver: A Word A Day [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. palaver: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]
  2. palaver: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (palaver)

noun:  loud and confused and empty talk
noun:  flattery intended to persuade
verb:  have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds
verb:  influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering ("He palavered her into going along")
verb:  speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

Word origin

Words similar to palaver:   blabber, blandishment, blarney, cajole, cajolery, chatter, clack, coax, gabble, gibber, inveigle, maunder, palavered, palavering, piffle, prate, prattle, rhetoric, sweet-talk, tattle, more...

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