Origin of peddlerMiddle English pedlare, pedlere from uncertain or unknown; perhaps peddare, peddler from ped, pedde, a basket, via diminutive pedle
A street peddler selling guitars.
The definition of a peddler is a traveling salesperson.
An example of a peddler is a woman who travels the country selling jewelry she made.
One who travels about selling wares for a living.
Origin of peddlerMiddle English pedlere probably alteration of peddere perhaps from Medieval Latin pedārius one who goes on foot (such as a pilgrim) from Latin pēs ped- foot ; see pedi- .
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- A while later, she moved up to the popular Fan Fare as a T-shirt peddler.