Definitions For Palaver

noun

  • Loud and confused and empty talk
  • Flattery intended to persuade
  • Talk that is not important or meaningful
  • Excitement and activity caused by something that is not important

verb

  • Have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds
  • Influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
  • Speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

Is Palaver a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
12
Words with Friends
15

The word Palaver is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Palaver in a Sentence

  • Enough of this palaver. We have a lot to discuss.
  • Seemingly endless palaver between the negotiating parties
  • Mothers palavering and drinking coffee while watching their children play
  • I let the salesclerk at the electronics store palaver me into a service contract that I didn't need.

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