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  • as inhawker
  • as inhuckster

synonyms for costermonger

  • huckster
  • salesperson
  • seller
  • colporteur
  • pitchperson
  • street seller
  • street vendor
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How to use costermonger in a sentence

With horror she had heard her brother addressed by a disreputable costermonger in a mangy fur cap, as "Old pal."
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
You remember the costermonger whose family quarrelled with him for marrying beneath him?
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
Any attempt at courtship after the style of the costermonger is resented by the whole corvine community.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
But when the Major overstrains his voice, it misses fire like a costermonger's, and only a falsetto note comes on a high register.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
If she had been a little female costermonger she would have demanded her 'marriage lines' and clung to them fiercely.
ROBINFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
She heard the costermonger say, as he took his pipe out of his mouth.
AVERILROSA NOUCHETTE CAREY
"He was a good man and a proper gentleman," said a burly costermonger.
A CABINET SECRETGUY BOOTHBY
Indeed his attire was more like that of a bankrupt costermonger than of a man of letters.
NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
In one of our wards we harboured, for a while, a costermonger.
OBSERVATIONS OF AN ORDERLYWARD MUIR
Make your wants known at all the street-corners, and perhaps some costermonger will lend you a copy.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 1 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COSTERMONGER

  • colporteur
  • costermonger
  • huckster
  • pitchperson
  • salesperson
  • seller
  • street seller
  • street vendor
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.