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noun as in hawker

noun as in huckster

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But they keep peddling them like a costermonger selling rotten fruit.

With horror she had heard her brother addressed by a disreputable costermonger in a mangy fur cap, as "Old pal."

You remember the costermonger whose family quarrelled with him for marrying beneath him?

Any attempt at courtship after the style of the costermonger is resented by the whole corvine community.

But when the Major overstrains his voice, it misses fire like a costermonger's, and only a falsetto note comes on a high register.

If she had been a little female costermonger she would have demanded her 'marriage lines' and clung to them fiercely.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to costermonger, such as: huckster, salesperson, seller, colporteur, pitchperson, and street seller.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.