peddler


ped·dler

noun \ˈped-lər\

: someone who sells things in small amounts often by traveling to different places : a person who peddles something

: a person who sells illegal drugs

Full Definition of PEDDLER

:  one who peddles: as
a :  one who offers merchandise (as fresh produce) for sale along the street or from door to door
b :  one who deals in or promotes something intangible (as a personal asset or an idea) <influence peddlers>

Variants of PEDDLER

ped·dler also ped·lar \ˈped-lər\

Examples of PEDDLER

  1. <the peddler on the street corner selling baseball caps>

First Known Use of PEDDLER

14th century

Rhymes with PEDDLER

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