- to bargain, do business
- "See if you can handl him down to $50 for both vases."
Languages of Origin
האַנדלען handlen 'to trade, do business' (verbal stem is האַנדל handl)
Who Uses This
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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