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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a seller of shoddy goods;
[syn: huckster, cheap-jack]

2. a person who writes radio or tv advertisements;


VERB (2)

1. sell or offer for sale from place to place;
[syn: peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch]

2. wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.);
- Example: "Let's not haggle over a few dollars"
[syn: haggle, higgle, chaffer, huckster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Huckster \Huck"ster\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Huckstered; p. pr. & vb. n. Huckstering.] To deal in small articles, or in petty bargains. --Swift. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Huckster \Huck"ster\, n. [OE. hukstere, hukster, OD. heukster, D. heuker; akin to D. huiken to stoop, bend, OD. huycken, huken, G. hocken, to squat, Icel. h?ka; -- the peddler being named from his stooping under the load on his back. Cf. Hawk to offer for sale.] 1. A retailer of small articles, of provisions, and the like; a peddler; a hawker. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A mean, trickish fellow. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

huckster n 1: a seller of shoddy goods [syn: huckster, cheap-jack] 2: a person who writes radio or tv advertisements v 1: sell or offer for sale from place to place [syn: peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch] 2: wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.); "Let's not haggle over a few dollars" [syn: haggle, higgle, chaffer, huckster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "huckster": arab, bargain, beat down, bid, bid for, cadger, chaffer, chapman, cheap-jack, cheap-john, cheapen, cheapjack, colporteur, coster, costermonger, dicker, dispense, drive a bargain, duffer, haggle, hawk, hawker, higgle, higgler, jew down, monger, negotiate, outbid, palter, peddle, peddler, sidewalk salesman, underbid, vend, vendor