Definition of Hawker

1. Noun. Someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals).

Exact synonyms: Packman, Peddler, Pedlar, Pitchman
Specialized synonyms: Chapman, Cheapjack, Crier, Muffin Man, Sandboy, Transmigrante
Generic synonyms: Marketer, Seller, Trafficker, Vender, Vendor
Derivative terms: Hawk, Peddle



2. Noun. A person who breeds and trains hawks and who follows the sport of falconry.
Exact synonyms: Falconer
Generic synonyms: Hunter, Huntsman
Derivative terms: Falcon, Hawk

Definition of Hawker

1. n. One who sells wares by crying them in the street; hence, a peddler or a packman.

2. v. i. To sell goods by outcry in the street.

3. n. A falconer.

Definition of Hawker

1. Noun. A peddler, huckster, who travels about to sell easily transportable goods. ¹

2. Noun. A type of dragonfly pertaining to the ''Aeshnidae'' family. ¹

3. Noun. Someone who breeds and trains hawks and other falcons; a falconer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hawker

1. one that hawks [n -S] - See also: hawks

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hawker

hawk-billed
hawk-eyed
hawk-nose
hawk moth
hawk moths
hawk nose
hawk noses
hawk owl
hawkbell
hawkbells
hawkbill
hawkbills
hawkbit
hawkbits
hawked
hawker (current term)
hawkers
hawkey
hawkeyed
hawkeyes
hawkeys
hawkfish
hawkfishes
hawkie
hawkies
hawking
hawkings
hawkish
hawkishly
hawkishness

Literary usage of Hawker

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1. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1902)
"Markets and Fairs Clauses Act, 1847, as being a "licensed hawker." A hawker is defined in sect. 2 of the hawkers Act, COUNCIL 1888, and under sect. ..."

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