Huckster definitions

hŭk'stər
One who sells wares or provisions in the street; a peddler or hawker.
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One who uses aggressive, showy, and sometimes devious methods to promote or sell a product.
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One who writes advertising copy, especially for radio or television.
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To sell; peddle.
verb
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To promote or attempt to sell (a commercial product, for example) in an overaggressive or showy manner.
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To haggle over; deal in.
verb
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To sell or promote something.
verb
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A peddler or hawker of wares, esp. of fruits, vegetables, etc.
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An aggressive or haggling merchant, esp. one who uses questionable methods.
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A person engaged in advertising, esp. for the mass media.
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To peddle or sell.
verb
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To sell or advertise in an aggressive, questionable way.
verb
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A peddler or hawker, who sells small items, either door-to-door, from a stall, or in the street.

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Somebody who sells things in an aggressive or showy manner.
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Somebody who writes advertisements for radio or television.
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A mean, deceptive person.
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(intransitive) To haggle, to wrangle, or to bargain.
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To sell or offer goods from place to place, to peddle.
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To promote/sell goods in an aggressive/ showy manner.
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Origin of huckster

From Middle English hukster, from Middle Dutch hokester, itself from hoeken (“to peddle”); compare hawkster.