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Meaning of PEDDLE

Pronunciation:  'pedl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  sell or offer for sale from place to place
 

PEDDLE is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: hawk, huckster, monger, pitch, vend
 
 See Also: deal, sell, trade

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ped"dle\, v. i. [From {Peddler}.]
    1. To travel about with wares for sale; to go from place to
       place, or from house to house, for the purpose of
       retailing goods; as, to peddle without a license.
    
    2. To do a small business; to be busy about trifles; to
       piddle.
    
    
  2. \Ped"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Peddled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Peddling}.]
    To sell from place to place; to retail by carrying around
    from customer to customer; to hawk; hence, to retail in very
    small quantities; as, to peddle vegetables or tinware.
    
    
 

 

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