Definition of Dicker

1. Verb. Negotiate the terms of an exchange. "Sam wants to dicker with Sue "; "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar"

Exact synonyms: Bargain
Generic synonyms: Negociate, Negotiate, Talk Terms
Specialized synonyms: Chaffer, Haggle, Higgle, Huckster
Derivative terms: Bargain, Bargain, Bargainer, Bargaining

Definition of Dicker

1. n. The number or quantity of ten, particularly ten hides or skins; a dakir; as, a dicker of gloves.

2. v. i. & t. To negotiate a dicker; to barter.

Definition of Dicker

1. Verb. to bargain, haggle or negotiate over a sale ¹

2. Verb. to barter ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) The number or quantity of ten, particularly modifying hides or skins; a daker. ¹

4. Noun. (American English) A chaffering, barter, or exchange, of small wares. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dicker

1. to bargain [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: bargain

Medical Definition of Dicker

1. 1. The number or quantity of ten, particularly ten hides or skins; a dakir; as, a dicker of gloves. "A dicker of cowhides." (Heywood) 2. A chaffering, barter, or exchange, of small wares; as, to make a dicker. "For peddling dicker, not for honest sales." (Whittier) Origin: Also daker, dakir; akin to Icel. Dekr, Dan. Deger, G. Decher; all prob. From LL. Dacra, dacrum, the number ten, akin to L. Decuria a division consisting of ten, fr. Decem ten. See Ten. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Literary usage of Dicker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"(NED) 1854 This " truck and dicker " on the part of northern men with tho black man's inalienable rights.—Mr. Wade of Ohio, House of Repr., May 17 : Cong. ..."

2. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"he asked, mentally totting up the cash in his pocket and thinking that he should probably send Brad to dicker with the assayer again soon. ..."

3. Is a U. N. International Criminal Court in the U. S. National Interest edited by Rod Grams (2001)
"Statement Submitted by Richard dicker of Human Rights Watch The urgent need for this International Criminal Court (ICC) has been underscored by the ..."

4. Elphinstone's Introduction to Conveyancing: With an Appendix Dealing with by Howard Warburton Elphinstone, Lancelot Henry Elphinstone (1906)
"Ch. 25 ; and see dicker v. Anger- (ft) Parkinson v. Hanbury, 1 stein, 3 Ch. D. 600. Drew. ... dicker ..."

5. Lehrbuch Der Experimental-physik by Adolph Wüllner (1899)
"Dieser Unterschied zwischen den beiden Ringsystemen beruht also nur in unserer subjektiven Empfindung. § 78. Farben dicker Platten. ..."

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