ped·dledped·dling \ˈped-liŋ, ˈpe-dəl-iŋ\
: to travel about with wares for sale; broadly : sell
: to be busy with trifles : piddle
: to sell or offer for sale from place to place : hawk; broadly : sell
: to deal out or seek to disseminate
: to offer or promote as valuable
Examples of PEDDLE
- They peddled fruits and vegetables out of their truck on the side of the road.
- He peddled his idea for a new movie to every executive in Hollywood.
- The mayor's aides tried to peddle his innocence to reporters.
Origin of PEDDLE
back-formation from peddler,
from Middle English pedlere,
alteration of pedder
First Known Use: 1532
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