Definition for peddling (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), ped·dled, ped·dling.
verb (used without object), ped·dled, ped·dling.
Examples from the Web for peddling
By WWII, Lemkin had been peddling his ideas on genocide for more than a decade.
Former sport stars who joined the high-stakes game of peddling illegal substances are winners no more.From Frat Boys to Criminals: Two College Elites' Scarface Dreams|Olivia Nuzzi|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The show has been accused of peddling the kind of tawdry sentiment that has driven the inhabitants of Detroit to distraction.
Now, Larson is peddling his ancient wares with 21st-century technology: namely, Skype.
If, as officials suggest, Favaro has been peddling skulls from the Congo, it is unclear when he began the practice.
He took to peddling with a one-horse wagon, as a business that would keep him in the open air and not tax his strength too much.Scotch Wit and Humor|W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
For my father this was indeed a pioneer business in a pioneer country, yet it was not like the peddling of to-day.Under Four Administrations|Oscar S. Straus
Well, what in the world have I got to do with the peddling out of early services?
Peddling had been forced on the latter by the action of the gilds which were still powerful in the 18th century on the Continent.
Also they achieved merit in other messes by peddling yarns of his wonderful innocence and his incredible absent-mindedness.Punch, Volume 153, July 11, 1917|Various
British Dictionary definitions for peddling
Word Origin for peddle
Word Origin and History for peddling
"to retail," 1837 in modern use, a colloquial back-formation from peddler. Related: Peddled; peddling.