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Definitions of palaver:
  • noun:   loud and confused and empty talk
  • noun:   flattery intended to persuade
  • verb:   have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds
  • verb:   influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
    Example: "He palavered her into going along"
  • verb:   speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

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