Definition of Pitchman

1. Noun. An aggressive salesman who uses a fast line of talk to sell something.

Generic synonyms: Salesman



2. Noun. Someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals).
Exact synonyms: Hawker, Packman, Peddler, Pedlar
Specialized synonyms: Chapman, Cheapjack, Crier, Muffin Man, Sandboy, Transmigrante
Generic synonyms: Marketer, Seller, Trafficker, Vender, Vendor
Derivative terms: Hawk, Peddle

Definition of Pitchman

1. Noun. A salesman, especially, one who aggressively markets wares from a street stall, or a carnival or side show act. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pitchman

1. a salesman of small wares [n PITCHMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitchman

pitchforklike
pitchforks
pitchier
pitchiest
pitchily
pitchiness
pitching
pitching a tent
pitching change
pitching coach
pitching wedge
pitching wedges
pitchings
pitchless
pitchlike
pitchman (current term)
pitchmen
pitchout
pitchouts
pitchpenny
pitchpole
pitchpoled
pitchpoles
pitchpoling
pitchside
pitchstone
pitcht
pitchwoman
pitchwomen
pitchwork

Literary usage of Pitchman

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"My little pitchman has brought me some that is old, excellent, and well seasoned, having been part of the rafters of an old house that has just been torn ..."

2. Script Models: A Handbook for the Media Writerby Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski by Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski (1978)
"... where an inset of the pitchman hovers near his product. Stab, a musical exclamation point; the abrupt and startling insertion of a note, chord, ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"My little pitchman has brought me some that is old, excellent, and well seasoned, having been part of the rafters of an old house that has just been torn ..."

4. Script Models: A Handbook for the Media Writerby Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski by Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski (1978)
"... where an inset of the pitchman hovers near his product. Stab, a musical exclamation point; the abrupt and startling insertion of a note, chord, ..."

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