1 [dik-er] Show IPA
verb (used without object)
to deal, swap, or trade with petty bargaining; bargain; haggle.
to try to arrange matters by mutual bargaining: They ****ered for hours over some of the finer points of the contract.
a petty bargain.
a barter or swap.
an item or goods bartered or swapped.
a deal, especially a political deal.
The pessimist complains about the wind;
The optimist expects it to change;
The realist adjusts the sails."
- William Arthur Ward -