pushcart

[poo sh-kahrt]
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Origin of pushcart

First recorded in 1890–95; push + cart
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Contemporary Examples of pushcart

  • The man who played him, Benjamin Busch, served two tours in Iraq for the Marines and was twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

  • In today's pushcart economy, every price is negotiable—from cars and electronics to cashmere sweaters and fine jewelry.

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    Haggling Through the Apocalypse

    Lee Eisenberg

    February 27, 2009

  • But now that we are again living in a pushcart economy, we ought to get our act together.

    The Daily Beast logo
    Haggling Through the Apocalypse

    Lee Eisenberg

    February 27, 2009

Historical Examples of pushcart


British Dictionary definitions for pushcart

pushcart

noun
  1. mainly US and Canadian a handcart, typically having two wheels and a canvas roof, used esp by street vendorsAlso called: barrow
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