palaver: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pu-lav'ur, -lä'vur), [key]
— n., v., -ered, -er•ing.
- a conference or discussion.
- a long parley, esp. one between primitive natives and European traders, explorers, colonial officials, etc.
- profuse and idle talk; chatter.
- persuasive talk; flattery; cajolery.
- to talk profusely and idly.
- to parley or confer.
- to cajole or persuade.
- palaver (Thesaurus)