Synonyms of palaver


1. blandishment, cajolery, palaver, flattery

usage: flattery intended to persuade

2. palaver, hot air, empty words, empty talk, rhetoric, nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum

usage: loud and confused and empty talk; "mere rhetoric"


1. chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble, talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise

usage: speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

2. wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle, persuade

usage: influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"

3. palaver, parley

usage: have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds

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