Definition of Palterer

1. n. One who palters.



Definition of Palterer

1. Noun. someone who palters ¹

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Definition of Palterer

1. one that palters [n -S] - See also: palters

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palterer

palsiest
palstaff
palstaffs
palstave
palstaves
palster
palsters
palsy
palsy-walsy
palsying
palsylike
palsywort
palsyworts
palter
paltered
palterer (current term)
palterers
paltering
palterly
palters
paltock
paltocks
paltok
paltrier
paltriest
paltrily
paltriness
paltrinesses
paltry
paludal

Literary usage of Palterer

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1868)
"On recurring to the idea of Burridge, he always took the shape of a base unmanly scoundrel, an infamous rascal, a detestable palterer, and so forth ; and my ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"palterer, (psl'-tgr-er) ». ¡. An insincere dealer ; a shifter. To PALTER, (pal'-ter) vo To squander, as be patten his fortune. PALTRINESS, (pal'-tre-nes) ns ..."

3. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ...by William Oldys, John Malham by William Oldys, John Malham (1811)
"... another proof of his incorrectness — 68 — . - . — , more proofs of his inaccuracy ... - — 86 _ — charged as a palterer - • - - * — 88 . ..."

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