Definition of Costermonger

1. Noun. A hawker of fruit and vegetables from a barrow.

Exact synonyms: Barrow-boy, Barrow-man
Generic synonyms: Bargainer, Dealer, Monger, Trader



Definition of Costermonger

1. n. An apple seller; a hawker of, or dealer in, any kind of fruit or vegetables; a fruiterer.

Definition of Costermonger

1. Noun. (British) a trader who sells fruit and vegetables from a barrow in the street ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Costermonger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Costermonger

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costermonger (current term)
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Literary usage of Costermonger

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"... disguised and ret urn to it disguised—sometimes as a quaker, a waggoner, or a costermonger. After one of his flights he returned to London to see hi.s ..."

2. Abroad with Mark Twain and Eugene Field: Tales They Told to a Fellow by Henry William Fischer (1922)
"He was watching the little costermonger carts traveling to and fro with considerable speed, taking into account the petty draft animals, the heavy loads and ..."

3. Souls in Khaki: Being a Personal Investigation Into Spiritual Experiences by Arthur Edward Copping (1917)
"... OPPORTUNITY A costermonger and his comrades—"A button short"—Effect of a first ... from the experience of an Oxford costermonger named James J. Dingle. ..."

4. Covent Garden: Its Romance and History by Reginald Jacobs (1913)
"... Russell Street—Hooper's Pharmacy and the credulous costermonger—The Harp. BUTTONS', as before stated, was appointed the receiving place for all ..."

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