- a person who hawks novelties, jewelry, etc. as from a stand on a city street or at a carnival
- Informal any high-pressure salesperson or advertiser, as on radio
- A hawker of small wares, as on the streets or at a carnival.
- One who makes aggressive selling or promotional efforts.
- One who delivers commercials on radio or television.
- A salesman, especially one who aggressively markets wares from a street stall, or a carnival or side show act.