简明英汉词典

palaver
[pE5lB:vE]
n.
谈判, 交涉, 闲聊
vi.
谈话(谈废话), 阿谀
vt.
阿谀, 哄骗

美国传统词典[双解]

palaver
pa.lav.er
AHD:[p…-l2v“…r, -l?“v…r]
D.J.[p*6l#v*, -6l$8v*]
K.K.[p*6l#v+, -6l$v+]
n.(名词)

(1)

Idle chatter.
闲谈,空谈

(2)

Talk intended to charm or beguile.
谎言,空话:使人误解或诱人上当的话

(3)

Obsolete A parley between European explorers and representatives of local populations, especially in Africa.
【废语】 交涉,谈判:欧洲探索者与当地人代表的会谈,尤指在非洲
v.(动词)
pa.lav.eredpa.lav.er.ingpa.lav.ers
v.tr.(及物动词)
To flatter or cajole.
奉承或诱骗
v.intr.(不及物动词)
To chatter idly.
无所事事地闲聊

语源

(1)

Portuguese palavra [speech]
葡萄牙语 palavra [谈话]

(2)

alteration of Late Latin parabola [speech, parable] * see parable
后期拉丁语 parabola的变化 [交谈,比喻] *参见 parable

现代英汉词典

palaver
[pE5lB:vE(r)]
n.

(1)

空谈;废话

(2)

阿谀奉承;笼络

(3)

迷惑;使胡涂;过度体贴;过分表面化的赞扬

词性变化

palaver
vi.
长时间闲谈

现代英汉综合大辞典

palaver
[pE5lB:vE]
n.

(1)

(非洲人和外来商人间的)交涉, 谈判

(2)

废话, 空谈

(3)

奉承; 笼络; 诱骗

(4)

[俚]事务

词性变化

palaver
[pE5lB:vE]
vi.
商议; 闲谈; 空谈; 奉承; 拍马
vt.
哄骗; 笼络

继承用法

palaverer,palaverist
n.

palaverment
n.

palaverous
adj.

美国传统词典

palaver
pa.lav.er
AHD:[p…-l2v“…r, -l?“v…r]
D.J.[p*6l#v*, -6l$8v*]
K.K.[p*6l#v+, -6l$v+]
n.

(1)

Idle chatter.

(2)

Talk intended to charm or beguile.

(3)

Obsolete A parley between European explorers and representatives of local populations, especially in Africa.
v.
pa.lav.ered, pa.lav.er.ing, pa.lav.ers
v.tr.
To flatter or cajole.
v.intr.
To chatter idly.

语源

(1)

Portuguese palavra [speech]

(2)

alteration of Late Latin parabola [speech, parable] * see parable

英汉航海大词典

palaver
n.交涉

英汉化学大词典

palaver
n.商谈,闲谈;vt.商谈,闲谈

英汉经贸大词典

palaver
n.交涉

英汉计算机大词典

palaver
n.商谈(闲谈);vt.商谈(闲谈)

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