patter-merchant

Translations

patter-merchant

n (Brit inf) → Schönredner(in) m(f), → Sprücheklopfer(in) m(f) (inf)
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We have a PM to take the biggest decisions about war, peace, the economy, to engage in international diplomacy with other heads of government - not to be a skilful patter-merchant selling a short time on the pavements of Rochdale.
Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham, Capercaillie, Jackie Bird struggling to getout of another frock, the ghost of Alastair MacDonald, a tone-deaf American country singer murdering My Luve Is Like a Red, Red Rose, a wee kilted patter-merchant called Hamish.
It's only natural that the daughter of a famous patter-merchant should have inherited the gift of the gab.