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pitchman

[ pich-muhn ]
/ ˈpɪtʃ mən /
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noun, plural pitch·men.
an itinerant vendor of small wares that are usually carried in a case with collapsible legs, allowing it to be set up or removed quickly.
any high-pressure salesperson, as one at a concession at a fair or carnival.
a person who delivers a message on radio or television, as for a product, cause, etc.
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Origin of pitchman

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; pitch1 + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for pitchman

pitchman
/ (ˈpɪtʃmən) /

noun plural -men US and Canadian
an itinerant pedlar of small merchandise who operates from a stand at a fair, etc
any high-pressure salesman or advertiser
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