Definition of Hucksterism

1. Noun. The condition of being a huckster ¹



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Definition of Hucksterism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hucksterism

huckleberries
huckleberry
huckleberry above a persimmon
huckleberry oak
hucklebucks
huckles
hucks
hucksterage
huckstered
hucksterer
hucksterers
huckstering
hucksterish
hucksterism (current term)
hucksterisms
hucksters
huckstress
huckstresses
hucs
hudden
huddle
huddle together
huddled
huddler
huddlers
huddles
huddling
huddup

Literary usage of Hucksterism

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... of "ion-selective" membrane electrodes, a complete and judicious evaluation of their properties and uses, free of hucksterism, would be very welcome. ..."

2. Here Be Wisdom: 108 Aphorisms on the Mature Stage of Spiritual Life by Bhaktisiddhartha Dasanudas (2000)
"Communications tools like television or the Internet would be better used for spiritual purposes instead of prostituted to blatant hucksterism. ..."

3. OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises 2001: Focus : Global (2001)
"... it is always necessary to state the obvious, because the din of fine words combined with hucksterism sometimes drowns out the obvious. ..."

4. Fanfare for Words: Bookfairs and Book Festivals in North America by Bernadine Clark (1991)
"... itself as a "pleasant cross between the 'hucksterism' of a bookfair and the insularity of an academic conference," the Festival of Authors is a relaxed, ..."

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