peddler

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noun ped·dler \ˈped-lər\
variants: or less commonly

pedlar

Definition of peddler

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

Examples of peddler in a sentence

  1. the peddler on the street corner selling baseball caps

14th Century

First Known Use of peddler

14th century


PEDDLER Defined for English Language Learners

peddler

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noun ped·dler \ˈped-lər\

Definition of peddler for English Language Learners

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

  • : a person who sells illegal drugs


PEDDLER Defined for Kids

peddler

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noun ped·dler \ˈped-lər\
variants: also

pedlar

\ˈped-lər\

Definition of peddler for Students

  1. :  someone who goes about trying to sell things



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