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The meaning of Palaver

Palaver – definition


Unnecessarily elaborate or complex procedure.

Usage examples:

There's a lot of palaver involved

An improvised conference between two groups, typically those without a shared language or culture.

Usage examples:

After a long night in our desolate camp, jon and i have a palaver with karchung.

Palaver translation into English

Palaver: translate from English into Chinese

Translate palaver into Chinese (Simplified)}
闲谈, 拍马屁, 胡扯

Palaver: translate from English into Dutch

Translate palaver into Dutch}
Palaver, Bespreking, Gewauwel, Conferentie, Onderhoud, Vleitaal, Bepraten, Vleien, Confereren, Wauwelen

Palaver: translate from English into French

Translate palaver into French}
Palabre, Palabrer

Palaver: translate from English into German

Translate palaver into German}
Palaver, Palavern, Geschwätz, Spuk, Umstand, Theater, Spektakel, Hokuspokus, Heckmeck, Prozedur

Palaver: translate from English into Hindi

Translate palaver into Hindi}
दौड़-धूप, बकवाद, चापलूसी, वृथा भाषण, मिथ्या-प्रशंसा, भाग-दौड़, सम्मेलन, सभा, वार्ता

Palaver: translate from English into Italian

Translate palaver into Italian}
Chiacchierone, Chiacchiere, Discussione, Storie, Conferenza

Palaver: translate from English into Korean

Translate palaver into Korean}
교섭, 수다, 교섭하다

Palaver: translate from English into Russian

Translate palaver into Russian}
Болтовня, Пустая болтовня, Переговоры, Болтать, Лживые слова, Совещание, Лесть, Дело, Забота, Льстить, Заговаривать зубы

Palaver: translate from English into Spanish

Translate palaver into Spanish}
Palabrería, Lío, Parlamentar, Conferencia, Palabrear, Charlatanería, Asunto, Engatusar, Discutir con, Engatusamiento

Word origin

mid 18th century (in the sense ‘a talk between tribespeople and traders’): from Portuguese palavra ‘word’, from Latin parabola ‘comparison’ (see parable).

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