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Meaning of BARKER

Pronunciation:  'bârkur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  informal terms for dogs
  2. [n]  someone who stands in front of a show (as at a carnival) and gives a loud colorful sales talk to potential customers

BARKER is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bow-wow, doggie, doggy, pooch
 See Also: booster, Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog, plugger, promoter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Bark"er\, n.
    1. An animal that barks; hence, any one who clamors
    2. One who stands at the doors of shops to urg? passers by to
       make purchases. [Cant, Eng.]
    3. A pistol. [Slang] --Dickens.
    4. (Zo["o]l.) The spotted redshank.
  2. \Bark"er\, n.
    One who strips trees of their bark.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: auteur, ballyhoo man, ballyhooer, callboy, canvasser, costume designer, costumer, costumier, director, emcee, equestrian director, exhibitor, impresario, makeup man, master of ceremonies, MC, pitchman, playreader, producer, prompter, ringmaster, scenewright, set designer, showman, solicitor, spieler, stage director, stage manager, theater man, theatrician, ticket collector, tout, touter, usher, usherer, usherette