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haver

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Pronunciation: /ˈheɪvə
 
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Definition of haver in English:

verb

[no object]
1Scottish Talk foolishly; babble: Tom havered on
More example sentences
  • The women did a lot of talking and havering about ribbons while the guys bought the flowers and got out there selling.
  • Anyone that day who foresaw Istabraq becoming a superstar would have been havering.
  • A group of friends are havering politely in what looks like a social situation.
2British Act in a vacillating or indecisive manner: (as noun havering) she was exasperated by all this havering
More example sentences
  • Yet others havered indecisively over both the principle and the practicality of the thing.
  • The reason the richest nations on earth have havered for so long about admitting Turkey to their club is all about - you know - "values".
  • Premier Guy Mollet, in the center of it all, havered uncomfortably. Once again irresolution was at the helm in France.

noun

[mass noun] (also havers) Scottish Back to top  

Origin

early 18th century: of unknown origin.

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