n.谈判,交涉,闲聊 vi.谈话(谈废话),阿谀 vt.阿谀,哄骗
动词过去式:palavered 过去分词:palavered 现在分词:palavering 第三人称单数:palavers
/pə'lɑ:və(r); [US] -'lv-; pə`lævɚ/
n [U, sing]
1 (infml derog 口, 贬) fuss or bother, often with a lot of talking 忙乱, 烦恼, 麻烦（常指交涉）
*What a palaver there was about paying the bill! 付帐的事真费口舌呀!
2 (often joc 常作戏谑语) discussion 商量; 商议.
n [singular, U]especially BrE
[Date: 1700-1800; Language: Portuguese;Origin: palavra 'word, speech', from Late Latin parabola; PARABLE]
informal unnecessary trouble and anxiety that makes something seem more important than it really is
We could have done without all this palaver.
What a palaver over nothing!