The interesting thing is, that I wasn't aware of the variety of definitions that this word has and I'm most interested to know how you would use it.
Have a read through the following meanings and tell me which definition resonates with you:
|1.||tedious or time-consuming business, esp when of a formalnature: all the palaver of filling in forms|
|2.||loud and confused talk and activity; hubbub|
|3.||(often used humorously) a conference|
|4.||rare talk intended to flatter or persuade|
|5.||( W African )|
|a. an argument|
|b. trouble arising from an argument|
|6.||( intr ) (often used humorously) to have a conference|
|7.||( intr ) to talk loudly and confusedly|
|8.||( tr ) to flatter or cajole|
|[C18: from Portuguese palavra talk, from Latin parabola |
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