Definition Of parleys
a conference between opposing sides in a dispute, especially a discussion of terms for an armistice.
Discussions, secret parleys and meetings, at various places, marked the last few days.
hold a conference with the opposing side to discuss terms.
they disagreed over whether to parley with the enemy
Example Of parleys
a parley is in progress and the invaders may withdraw
According to one story, they took unfair advantage by attacking when a parley was in progress.
And he wastes no time signaling that the parley is over.
Both sides are secretive about their positions and details of the parleys so far but, at least, the joint statement issued by the two sides after their two-day meeting last December is most welcome.
But the Congress veteran, who was in the midst of hectic parleys connected with the ongoing crisis in the party, failed to make it for the function.