- a persuasive and aggressive salesperson.
- a person who works in the advertising industry, especially one who prepares aggressive advertising for radio and television.
verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of huckster
OTHER WORDS FROM hucksterhuck·ster·ism, nounhuck·ster·ish, adjective
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How to use huckster in a sentence
Technology allows hucksters with distant landlines — and now mobile phones — to display local numbers in an effort to trick you to answer.Inside the U.S. government’s new $30 million effort to combat pandemic profiteering|Michelle Singletary|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
A published article compares state sponsored police brutality to the individual actions of a two-bit huckster on Youtube.History's Vilest #SlatePitch Asks: Why Do We Bitterly Cling to Free Speech?|Justin Green|September 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Also genuine, however, is the huckster aspect of the Ron Paul persona.
But has the Huckster waited too long to get in the game this time?
But my humiliation goes even deeper, for I must parade my poor wares before you like any huckster, beseeching you to buy.The Doomsman|Van Tassel Sutphen
No one save Jacques the huckster lives there, why should he excite any attention?Winged Wheels in France|Michael Myers Shoemaker
Everything was still on the streets except the clatter of the milk carts, and the early drays and huckster wagons.The Fatal Glove|Clara Augusta Jones Trask
Miss Grey, a small huckster who kept a little vegetable shop, was one day showing off her rings and bracelets to our servant.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce
A few huckster men were beginning to go round, but Hudson Market was the place to buy fresh vegetables that came in every morning.A Little Girl in Old New York|Amanda Millie Douglas