Definitions For Palaver


  • 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


  • 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 Palavers 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

Words with Friends

The word Palaver is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 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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