horse trade/trading

horse trade/trading
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  • horse trade — ☆ horse trade n. 1. an exchange of horses 2. any bargaining session marked by shrewd calculation by each side horse trade vi. horse traded, horse trading horse trader n …   English World dictionary

  • horse trade — horse′ trade n. 1) a shrewdly conducted exchange, as of favors or objects, usu. involving close bargaining 2) an exchanging or trading of horses • Etymology: 1840–50, amer. horse′ trade , v.i. trad•ed, trad•ing. horse′ trad er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • horse trade — noun the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining) • Syn: ↑horse trading • Hypernyms: ↑barter, ↑swap, ↑swop, ↑trade * * * noun 1. : a swap of horses usually accompanied by …   Useful english dictionary

  • horse-trade — verb negotiate with much give and take • Derivationally related forms: ↑horse trading • Hypernyms: ↑negociate • Verb Frames: Somebody s Sam and Sue horse trade Sam wants to horse t …   Useful english dictionary

  • horse-trade — /hawrs trayd /, v.i., horse traded, horse trading. to bargain or trade shrewdly. [1820 30, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • horse trade — business agreement arrived at after hard negotiations We had to do a lot of horse trading but we were finally able to reach an agreement to buy the antique car …   Idioms and examples

  • horse trade — 1. a shrewdly conducted exchange, as of favors or objects, usually resulting from or accompanied by very close bargaining. 2. an exchanging or trading of horses. [1840 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • horse-trading — horse trad·ing (hôrsʹtrā dĭng) n. Negotiation characterized by hard bargaining and shrewd exchange: political horse trading.   horse trade n. horseʹ trade v. horse trader n. * * * …   Universalium

  • horse trading — noun 1. the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑horse trade • Hypernyms: ↑barter, ↑swap, ↑swop, ↑trade 2. negotiation accompanied by mutual concessions and shrewd bargaining …   Useful english dictionary

  • trade — Synonyms and related words: abalienate, agency, alien, alienate, alternate, amortize, argue, art, assign, backscratching, balance of trade, bandy, bargain, barter, bartering, be quits with, bequeath, big business, blind bargain, brokerage,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • horse trader — noun a hard bargainer • Hypernyms: ↑trader, ↑bargainer, ↑dealer, ↑monger * * * noun : one who engages in horse trading * * * 1. a person who is shrewd and clever at bargaining. 2. a person who trades in horses. [1800 …   Useful english dictionary

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