Peddle Definition

peddled, peddles, peddling
peddled, peddles, peddling
To carry from place to place and offer for sale.
Webster's New World
To travel about selling (wares).
Peddling goods from door to door.
American Heritage
To go from place to place selling small articles.
Webster's New World
To sell or offer for sale.
To peddle life insurance.
Webster's New World
To seek to disseminate; give out.
Peddling lies.
American Heritage

Origin of Peddle

  • Back-formation from peddler V., intr., sense 2, probably influenced by piddle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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