AskDefine | Define haver

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English

Etymology 1

Unknown.

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. to hesitate.
  2. to hem and haw
  3. To maunder; to talk foolishly; to chatter; talking nonsense; foolish; babble
Quotations
* 1988, Alan Hollinghurst, The Swimming Pool Library, Penguin Books, paperback edition, page 154
  • This didn't seem at all unlikely, but when I none the less havered, he insisted that his 'Egyptian fortune-teller' had confirmed it.#: And if I haver, yeah I know I’m gonna be / I’m gonna be the man who’s havering to you. — lyric of I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles), by The Proclaimers.

Etymology 2

From Dutch.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. oats.
  2. a possessor, a holder.

Catalan

Etymology

From habere, present active infinitive of habeo

Related terms

Verb 1

  1. have, as an auxilliary verb for compound tenses
    • He fet.
      • I have done.
  2. must, have, as in "to have to"
    • Haig de fer alguna cosa
      • I have to do something.

Conjugation

Related terms

Verb 2

  1. get

Alternative spellings

Conjugation

References

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Extensive Definition

Haver is a surname, and may refer to:

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