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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who breeds and trains birds of prey and who follows the sport of falconry; Someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals).

Usage examples (36)
  • Nowadays a hawker is a pedlar, and it has been assumed, without sufficient evidence, that the word is of the same origin as huckster.
  • Mr McCann started his own business in 1988 as a 'hawker' of cars.
  • A 'hawker' at the signal light told us that this was the by-pass road, otherwise we would have missed it.
  • The property of a street-hawker, burnt in the Place for more
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