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hig·gle

 (hĭg′əl)
intr.v. hig·gled, hig·gling, hig·gles
To haggle.

[Probably alteration of haggle.]

hig′gler n.

higgle

(ˈhɪɡəl)
vb
a less common word for haggle
ˈhiggler n

hig•gle

(ˈhɪg əl)

v.i. -gled, -gling.
to bargain, esp. in a petty way; haggle.
[1625–35; appar. alter. of haggle]
hig′gler, n.

higgle


Past participle: higgled
Gerund: higgling

Imperative
higgle
higgle
Present
I higgle
you higgle
he/she/it higgles
we higgle
you higgle
they higgle
Preterite
I higgled
you higgled
he/she/it higgled
we higgled
you higgled
they higgled
Present Continuous
I am higgling
you are higgling
he/she/it is higgling
we are higgling
you are higgling
they are higgling
Present Perfect
I have higgled
you have higgled
he/she/it has higgled
we have higgled
you have higgled
they have higgled
Past Continuous
I was higgling
you were higgling
he/she/it was higgling
we were higgling
you were higgling
they were higgling
Past Perfect
I had higgled
you had higgled
he/she/it had higgled
we had higgled
you had higgled
they had higgled
Future
I will higgle
you will higgle
he/she/it will higgle
we will higgle
you will higgle
they will higgle
Future Perfect
I will have higgled
you will have higgled
he/she/it will have higgled
we will have higgled
you will have higgled
they will have higgled
Future Continuous
I will be higgling
you will be higgling
he/she/it will be higgling
we will be higgling
you will be higgling
they will be higgling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been higgling
you have been higgling
he/she/it has been higgling
we have been higgling
you have been higgling
they have been higgling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been higgling
you will have been higgling
he/she/it will have been higgling
we will have been higgling
you will have been higgling
they will have been higgling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been higgling
you had been higgling
he/she/it had been higgling
we had been higgling
you had been higgling
they had been higgling
Conditional
I would higgle
you would higgle
he/she/it would higgle
we would higgle
you would higgle
they would higgle
Past Conditional
I would have higgled
you would have higgled
he/she/it would have higgled
we would have higgled
you would have higgled
they would have higgled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.higgle - wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.); "Let's not haggle over a few dollars"
bargain down, beat down - persuade the seller to accept a lower price; "She beat the merchant down $100"
bargain, dicker - negotiate the terms of an exchange; "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar"

higgle

verb
To argue about the terms, as of a sale:
References in classic literature ?
Hundredacres, or Halfacre, or whatever her name may be, overlooked her own household work, kept no housekeeper, higgled about flour and butter, and lived half her time in her basement.