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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals); An unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs.

Usage examples (30)
  • While government wages war on drugs, it remains almost silent about these, the biggest drug peddlers of all - the tobacco barons.
  • In person, the peddler was a man above the middle height, spare, but full of bone and muscle.
  • "Where did you see this 'peddler' character?" asked one of the few males permitted a seat on the coven.
  • Sales success today demands a radical shift from the "peddler" mentality of merely demonstrating products and expanding on their features. for more
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