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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Persuasive showmanship in advertising or selling.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : the crass methods of political hucksters
  • Verb (used with object), verb (used without object) : to huckster fresh corn; to huckster for a living
  • In short, the great American business tradition that Mays and Sullivan embody - namely hucksterism - is enjoying an uptick.
  • "ABC claims this kind of hucksterism is OK because The View is an entertainment show. for more
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