Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms, Wikipedia.
v. hag·gled, hag·gling, hag·gles
1. To bargain, as over the price of something; dicker: "He preferred to be overcharged than to haggle" (W. Somerset Maugham).
2. To argue in an attempt to come to terms.
1. To cut (something) in a crude, unskillful manner; hack.
2. Archaic To harass or worry by wrangling.
An instance of bargaining or arguing.
[Frequentative of dialectal hag, to chop, hack, from Middle English haggen, from Old Norse höggva; see kau- in Indo-European roots.]