Etymology
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haggle (v.)

1570s, "to cut unevenly, mangle in cutting" (implied in haggler "clumsy workman"), frequentative of haggen "to chop" (see hack (v.1)). Sense of "argue about price" first recorded c. 1600, probably from notion of chopping away. Related: Haggled; haggling.

updated on May 08, 2015

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Definitions of haggle from WordNet
1
haggle (v.)
wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.);
Let's not haggle over a few dollars
Synonyms: higgle / chaffer / huckster
2
haggle (n.)
an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining);
Synonyms: haggling / wrangle / wrangling
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.