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HAWKER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hawker mean? 

HAWKER (noun)
  The noun HAWKER has 2 senses:

1. someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
2. a person who breeds and trains hawks and who follows the sport of falconry

  Familiarity information: HAWKER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HAWKER (noun)


Sense 1hawker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

hawker; packman; peddler; pedlar; pitchman

Hypernyms ("hawker" is a kind of...):

marketer; seller; trafficker; vender; vendor (someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hawker"):

chapman (archaic term for an itinerant peddler)

cheapjack (a peddler of inferior goods)

crier (a peddler who shouts to advertise the goods he sells)

muffin man (formerly an itinerant peddler of muffins)

sandboy (a young peddler of sand; used now only to express great happiness in 'happy as a sandboy')

transmigrante (a Latin American who buys used goods in the United States and takes them to Latin America to sell)


Sense 2hawker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who breeds and trains hawks and who follows the sport of falconry

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

falconer; hawker

Hypernyms ("hawker" is a kind of...):

hunter; huntsman (someone who hunts game)


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