Definition of Huckster. Meaning of Huckster. Synonyms of Huckster

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Definition of Huckster

Huckster
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. 2. A mean, trickish fellow. --Bp. Hall.
Huckster
Huckster Huck"ster, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Huckstered; p. pr. & vb. n. Huckstering.] To deal in small articles, or in petty bargains. --Swift.

Meaning of Huckster from wikipedia

- term huckster describes a person who sells something or serves biased interests, using pushy or showy tactics. Historically, the term "huckster" was applied...
- The Hucksters is a 1947 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film directed by Jack Conway starring Clark Gable and Deborah Kerr, her debut in an American film. The supporting...
- is sometimes mistakenly translated into English as "The Goblin and the Huckster". Once, a student lived in an attic while a grocer lived on the first floor...
- simpleton to preach them". Winston Churchill caricatured Gandhi as a "cunning huckster" s****ing selfish gain, an "aspiring dictator", and an "atavistic spokesman...
- eman****tion of society from Judaism" because "the practical Jewish spirit" of "huckstering" had taken over the Christian nations is not that far from the **** program's...
- Hot Rod Huckster is the 55th animated cartoon short subject in the Woody Wood**** series. Released theatrically on July 5, 1954, the film was produced...
- orbit Earth, told CNN: "[Armstrong] didn't feel that he should be out huckstering himself. He was a humble person, and that's the way he remained after...
- fish and other perishables were sold through markets, costermongers, hucksters, peddlers or other types of itinerant vendor. In the more populous cities...
- of Oz (1939): he pla**** the Wizard and five other roles: the carnival huckster "Professor Marvel", the gatekeeper at the Emerald City, the coachman of...
- traveled as a mountebank across the country, sometimes a glad-handing huckster or occasionally as "herbal doctor", although he had no legitimate medical...
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