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Meaning of BARKER

Pronunciation:  'bârkur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bark"er\, n.
    1. An animal that barks; hence, any one who clamors
       unreasonably.
    
    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
 

 

 

 

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