Synonyms of palaver in English:

palaver


See definition of palaver

noun

1‘what was all that palaver about?’

SYNONYMS

fuss, fuss and bother, bother, commotion, trouble, rigmarole, folderol, ado

informal song and dance, performance, to-do, carry-on, carrying-on, kerfuffle, hoo-ha, hullabaloo, ballyhoo, business, pantomime, hoopla

NZ informal bobsy-die


verb

1‘don't stand there palavering all day’

SYNONYMS

chatter, gossip, prattle, prate, babble, blather, blether, blither, maunder, gabble, jabber, tittle-tattle

Irish Scottish slabber

informal chit-chat, jaw, gas, gab, yak, yackety-yak, yabber, yatter

British informal natter, rabbit, witter, chunter, waffle, chinwag

archaic twaddle, clack