Definition of pitchman
: a man who makes a sales pitch: such asa : one who sells merchandise on the streets or from a concessionb : one who does radio or TV commercials
Examples of pitchman in a Sentence
a former star athlete who now works as a pitchman on TV
Recent Examples of pitchman from the Web
Montana has maintained a sizeable public profile over the last two-plus decades, due in large part to his role as a pitchman and a venture capitalist with Liquid 2 Ventures.
The imprisoned former football star and TV pitchman would be released on or after Oct. 1.
Cosby's squeaky-clean body of work made him a product-pitchman extraordinaire, from Jell-O to Coke.
Before finding their way there, many tourists are intercepted by pitchmen for other boats that typically loop around the island.
Trump is a master pitchman with a keen sense of how to exploit (and, lately, undermine) the media.
Monday in a hilarious infomercial hosted by McDonald’s Chef Mike and pitchman Anthony Sullivan.
WASHINGTON — Paul Manafort is the rarest of professional pitchmen: one who knows how to sell to a salesman.
Babashoff arrived at the Montreal Olympics in 1976 with a chance to match the performance in 1972 of Mark Spitz, whose seven golds sealed his status as an American icon and propelled him into a career as a product pitchman.
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Definition of pitchman for English Language Learners
: a man whose job is to talk about something (such as a product) in order to persuade people to buy or accept it
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