Peddler definition

pĕdlər
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A person who peddles.
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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.

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One who travels about selling wares for a living.
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An itinerant seller of small goods; a hawker.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
peddler
Plural:
peddlers

Origin of peddler

  • Middle English pedlere probably alteration of peddere from Medieval Latin pedārius crosier bearer from Latin pēs ped- foot pedi–

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