Synonyms for (noun) palaver

Synonyms: palaver, empty talk, empty words, hot air, rhetoric

Definition: loud and confused and empty talk

Usage: mere rhetoric

Similar words: hokum, bunk, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality

Definition: a message that seems to convey no meaning


Synonyms: cajolery, blandishment, palaver

Definition: flattery intended to persuade

Similar words: flattery

Definition: excessive or insincere praise

Synonyms for (verb) palaver

Synonyms: palaver

Definition: have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds

Similar words: parley

Definition: discuss, as between enemies


Synonyms: inveigle, wheedle, blarney, coax, cajole, palaver, sweet-talk

Definition: influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

Usage: He palavered her into going along

Similar words: persuade

Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm

Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!


Synonyms: clack, chatter, prate, prattle, piffle, palaver, gabble, gibber, blab, blabber, maunder, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle

Definition: speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk

Definition: express in speech

Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize