parley: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pär'lē), [key]
— n., pl. v., -leys, -leyed, -ley•ing.
  1. a discussion or conference.
  2. an informal conference between enemies under a truce, esp. to discuss terms, conditions of surrender, etc.
  1. to hold an informal conference with an enemy under a truce, as between active hostilities.
  2. to speak, talk, or confer.


Pronunciation: (pär'lē), [key]
— n.
  1. pen name of Samuel Griswold Goodrich.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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