verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of canvass
Can be confusedcanvas canvass
Examples from the Web for canvasser
A canvasser will knock on their door and ask voters to sign the card.
He noted that the turnout promoting effect of a canvasser knocking on a door decays within ten days to be almost minimal.
I hit the streets of San Francisco with canvasser Cynthia Ford, who began collecting signatures for the group in March.
Then Josie told of the job she had as a canvasser and her feeling that the detective work was going to take all her time.
Mrs. Eddy escapes this blistering tax, because she owns the Christian Science canvasser, and can compel him to work for nothing.Christian Science|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Of course, their canvasser called to see you, didn't he, Kenyon?'A Woman Intervenes|Robert Barr
Because nobody can pick up so much information concerning neighbors as a canvasser.
I needn't have taken the job of canvasser in the first place.