Definition of Cheap-jack
1. Noun. A seller of shoddy goods.
Generic synonyms: Marketer, Seller, Trafficker, Vender, Vendor
Derivative terms: Huckster, Huckster
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheap-jack
Literary usage of Cheap-jack
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1876)
"Not long was it before Cheap Jack, having offered the usual salutation*, laid his complaint before the judge himself, in these words: Cheap Jack. ..."
2. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1846)
"Cheap Jack possesses a vein of coarse humour, and a command over the muscles of ... Cheap Jack has stowed away his goods, and has departed from the village. ..."
3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1894)
"Accident brings them to the fens, where the poor "Cheap Jack" dies. "Cheap Jack Zita,'1 as the natives name the daughter, becomes part Baring-Gould, Sabine. ..."
4. The Speaker (1913)
"AM a Cheap Jack, and my father's name \vas Willum Marigold. It was in his lifetime supposed by some that his name was William, but my father always ..."