But has the huckster waited too long to get in the game this time?
Also genuine, however, is the huckster aspect of the Ron Paul persona.
I was reduced to tell the Kelt to ask the huckster of whom he bought.
We all of us visit the huckster for the sake of the porridge.
To think of you selling in the market, just like a huckster!
He heard it in the huckster's cries, the noise of carts, the calling of children.
It was the soul of a usurer, inhabiting now the body of a war-captain, now transmigrating into that of a huckster.
If I mistake not, 'tis a huckster come to spread out his wares.
Alas for this guileless, simple creature, who had clutched at gold with a huckster's eagerness!
His likeness, his name, his plays are pressed into every huckster's service.
c.1200, "petty merchant, peddler" (often contemptuous), from Middle Dutch hokester "peddler," from hoken "to peddle" (see hawk (v.1)) + agent suffix -ster (which was typically feminine in English, but not in Low German). Specific sense of "advertising salesman" is from 1946 novel by Frederick Wakeman. As a verb, from 1590s. Related: Huckstered; huckstering.
An advertising person or publicity agent: so the television hucksters can peddle their shaving cream
[1945+; popularized by the 1946 novel about advertising, The Hucksters, by Frederick Wake-man]