verb (used without object), horse-traded, horse-trading.
to bargain or trade shrewdly.
a shrewdly conducted exchange, as of favors or objects, usually resulting from or accompanied by very close bargaining.
an exchanging or trading of horses.
noun 1. a person who is shrewd and clever at bargaining. 2. a person who trades in horses.
[hawrs-treyd] /ˈhɔrsˌtreɪd/ verb (used without object), horse-traded, horse-trading. 1. to bargain or trade shrewdly. noun 1. the act or fact of conducting a shrewd exchange or engaging in a horse trade; bargaining. noun 1. hard bargaining to obtain equal concessions by both sides in a dispute noun Negotiating reciprocal concessions and benefits, esp of a […]
[hawrs-weed] /ˈhɔrsˌwid/ noun 1. a North American composite , Erigeron canadensis, having narrow, hairy leaves and clusters of very small greenish-white flowers. 2. . 3. any of various other common with small yellow flowers. /ˈhɔːsˌwiːd/ noun 1. the US name for Canadian fleabane See fleabane (sense 3)
[hawrs-hwip, -wip] /ˈhɔrsˌʰwɪp, -ˌwɪp/ noun 1. a whip for controlling horses. verb (used with object), horsewhipped, horsewhipping. 2. to beat with a horsewhip. /ˈhɔːsˌwɪp/ noun 1. a whip, usually with a long thong, used for managing horses verb -whips, -whipping, -whipped 2. (transitive) to flog with such a whip