Simple Definition of peddle
: to sell (something) usually in small amounts and often by traveling to different places
: to try to get people to accept or believe (something)
Full Definition of peddle
ped·dledped·dling play \ˈped-liŋ, ˈpe-dəl-iŋ\
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 peddler
First Known Use: 1532
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