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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How to use pitchman in a sentence
That being said, most of the brands seeking boomer influencers are in “unfun” categories like healthcare issues looking for pitchmen to tout products to help with health issues that come with getting older.‘Boomer spring break’: Alaska Airlines is creating its own hype house for boomer influencers | Kristina Monllos | May 6, 2021 | Digiday
However, to quote a famous pitchman, “But wait, there’s more!”
Bibi Netanyahu talked to the World Economic Forum this afternoon like a pitchman on a road show.Netanyahu: Israel’s What’s Right With the Middle East | Christopher Dickey | January 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Holcomb is a leading pitchman, and is always on the lookout for talent in unexpected places.Is It Really That Easy to be an Olympic Bobsledder? | Kevin Fixler | January 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At the end of the film, Lane shows Ehrlichman as an ice-cream pitchman, wise-cracking that he knows all about meltdowns.The Nixon Home Movies: Glimpses of Tragedy in ‘Our Nixon’ | Eleanor Clift | August 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jay Carney, the reporter-turned presidential pitchman, also earned the top salary as White House press secretary.
Robert Gibbs clashed with reporters, ticked off liberals, and served as top TV pitchman for Obama.Robert Gibbs Resigns: Behind the White House Press Secretary's Exit | Howard Kurtz | January 5, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then only pitchman killed halibut; Raven could not kill any.
pitchman wanted to go home before the sun rose because he was afraid of being melted.
pitchman began to say “A-a-a-a-a,” rather weakly, because he was getting warm.
The pitchman smiled with flawless teeth and the women smiled back at him.The Glory of Ippling | Helen M. Urban
Boswellister slipped away while the pitchman started to collect a new crowd.The Glory of Ippling | Helen M. Urban
British Dictionary definitions for pitchman
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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