pitchman

noun pitch·man \ ˈpich-mən \
|Updated on: 15 Jul 2018

Definition of pitchman

: a man who makes a sales pitch: such as
a : one who sells merchandise on the streets or from a concession
b : one who does radio or TV commercials

Examples of pitchman in a Sentence

  1. a former star athlete who now works as a pitchman on TV

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First Known Use of pitchman

1914

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PITCHMAN Defined for English Language Learners

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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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