a barker, as at a circus sideshow.
a person with an extravagant line of talk.
Australian. a swindler.
Slang. an announcer for radio or television, especially one who gives commercials.

Origin of spieler

From German, dating back to 1885–90; see origin at spiel, -er1
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Examples from the Web for spieler

Historical Examples of spieler

  • At first I thought he was a spieler, and afterwards I thought that he was a mug.

  • The business of the spieler is to look after the wall-flowers.

  • An indispensable feature of the dancing academy is the "spieler."

  • Brissenden exclaimed, imitating the spieler of a locally famous snake-eater.

    Martin Eden

    Jack London

  • It takes just four,” Phelps informed him: “look-out, spieler, panel-man and engraver.

    Young Wallingford

    George Randolph Chester