hawker

Definitions of hawker
  1. noun
    someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
    synonyms: packman, peddler, pedlar, pitchman
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    chapman
    archaic term for an itinerant peddler
    cheapjack
    a peddler of inferior goods
    crier
    a peddler who shouts to advertise the goods he sells
    muffin man
    formerly an itinerant peddler of muffins
    sandboy
    a young peddler of sand; used now only to express great happiness in `happy as a sandboy'
    transmigrante
    a Latin American who buys used goods in the United States and takes them to Latin America to sell
    type of:
    marketer, seller, trafficker, vender, vendor
    someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
  2. noun
    a person who breeds and trains hawks and who follows the sport of falconry
    synonyms: falconer
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    type of:
    hunter, huntsman
    someone who hunts game
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