Definition of peddler
: one who peddles: such asa : one who offers merchandise (such as fresh produce) for sale along the street or from door to doorb : one who deals in or promotes something intangible (such as a personal asset or an idea) influence peddlers
Examples of peddler in a Sentence
the peddler on the street corner selling baseball caps
Recent Examples of peddler from the Web
The family later moved to Horse Cave, Kentucky, where his father owned a drug store and young John recalled traveling medicine shows coming into town, with peddlers hawking their wares on village square.
Megyn Kelly’s highly anticipated interview with Alex Jones, the notorious peddler of conspiracy theories, aired as planned on NBC on Sunday night, despite widespread protests and Jones’s own attempts to sabotage the segment.
Other participants: Granny's Goodies On The Go, Coffee Emporium, Heather's Peddlers and The Sweet Suite Cheesecake.
Delray Beach Police arrested 10 drug dealers Wednesday as part of an operation aimed at street peddlers, authorities said.
Council also approved the first increase in peddlers' licenses since 1972, going from $10 to $50.
And as the President who falsely claimed millions of people voted fraudulently and that his inauguration crowd was biggest ever, Trump himself has been a prime peddler of fake news.
By then, Lozada’s parents had escaped to Bogotá, where his father worked as a pushcart peddler and his mother sold arepas.
Mike Huckabee, erstwhile Arkansas governor, presidential candidate, and peddler of survivalist gear and diet supplements that will cure your diabetes, has a new gig: Twitter comedian.
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First Known Use of peddler
PEDDLER Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of peddler for Students
: someone who goes about trying to sell things
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