Thesaurus Thursday. Our word of the day is "Palaver." Please chat, discuss and use it well. @chambertmasters palaver [puh-lav-er, ‐lah-ver] 1. a conference or discussion. 2. a long parley, especially one between primitive natives and European traders, explorers, colonial officials, etc. 3. profuse and idle talk; chatter. 4. persuasive talk; flattery; cajolery. verb (used without object), palavered, palavering. 5. to talk profusely and idly.