packman


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pack·man

 (păk′măn′, -mən)
n.
A peddler.

packman

(ˈpækmən)
n, pl -men
(Commerce) a travelling salesman

pack•man

(ˈpæk mən)

n., pl. -men.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.packman - someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)packman - someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
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'
marketer, seller, trafficker, vender, vendor - someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
transmigrante - a Latin American who buys used goods in the United States and takes them to Latin America to sell
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