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higgler

[hig-ler]
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noun
  1. a peddler or huckster.
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Origin of higgler

First recorded in 1630–40; higgle + -er1
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Related Words for higgler

zealot, contender, fanatic, haggler, higgler

Examples from the Web for higgler

Historical Examples of higgler

  • The higgler grasped it, and was dragged out to a place of safety.

    Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. XXIV, May 1852, Vol. IV

    Various

  • On the next visit of the higgler Dale was lying in wait for him.

    The Devil's Garden

    W. B. Maxwell

  • But the higgler went on; and another cart soon appeared, in which she had the pleasure to see a woman, driven by a boy.

  • The higgler being palsied, was accustomed to assist himself often upon the road, by holding to the ass's tail.

  • This meant a marriage feast for Mary; nor would the higgler permit of the least delay in its preparation.

    The Devil's Garden

    W. B. Maxwell