peddle

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peddle

to carry around to sell; to deal out or distribute: peddle newspapers
Not to be confused with:
pedal – a foot-operated lever: Put the pedal to the metal.

ped·dle

 (pĕd′l)
v. ped·dled, ped·dling, ped·dles
v.tr.
1.
a. To travel about selling (wares): peddling goods from door to door.
b. To engage in the illicit sale of (narcotics).
2. Informal To seek to disseminate; give out: peddling lies.
v.intr.
1. To travel about selling wares.
2. To occupy oneself with trifles.

[Back-formation from peddler. V., intr., sense 2, probably influenced by piddle.]

peddle

(ˈpɛdəl)
vb
1. (Commerce) to go from place to place selling (goods, esp small articles)
2. (Recreational Drugs) (tr) to sell (illegal drugs, esp narcotics)
3. (tr) to advocate (ideas) persistently or importunately: to peddle a new philosophy.
4. (intr) archaic to trifle
[C16: back formation from pedlar]

ped•dle

(ˈpɛd l)

v. -dled, -dling. v.t.
1. to carry (goods, esp. small articles) from place to place for sale; hawk.
2. to attempt to spread: to peddle radical ideas.
v.i.
3. to go from place to place with goods for sale.
[1525–35; appar. back formation from peddler]

peddle


Past participle: peddled
Gerund: peddling

Imperative
peddle
peddle
Present
I peddle
you peddle
he/she/it peddles
we peddle
you peddle
they peddle
Preterite
I peddled
you peddled
he/she/it peddled
we peddled
you peddled
they peddled
Present Continuous
I am peddling
you are peddling
he/she/it is peddling
we are peddling
you are peddling
they are peddling
Present Perfect
I have peddled
you have peddled
he/she/it has peddled
we have peddled
you have peddled
they have peddled
Past Continuous
I was peddling
you were peddling
he/she/it was peddling
we were peddling
you were peddling
they were peddling
Past Perfect
I had peddled
you had peddled
he/she/it had peddled
we had peddled
you had peddled
they had peddled
Future
I will peddle
you will peddle
he/she/it will peddle
we will peddle
you will peddle
they will peddle
Future Perfect
I will have peddled
you will have peddled
he/she/it will have peddled
we will have peddled
you will have peddled
they will have peddled
Future Continuous
I will be peddling
you will be peddling
he/she/it will be peddling
we will be peddling
you will be peddling
they will be peddling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been peddling
you have been peddling
he/she/it has been peddling
we have been peddling
you have been peddling
they have been peddling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been peddling
you will have been peddling
he/she/it will have been peddling
we will have been peddling
you will have been peddling
they will have been peddling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been peddling
you had been peddling
he/she/it had been peddling
we had been peddling
you had been peddling
they had been peddling
Conditional
I would peddle
you would peddle
he/she/it would peddle
we would peddle
you would peddle
they would peddle
Past Conditional
I would have peddled
you would have peddled
he/she/it would have peddled
we would have peddled
you would have peddled
they would have peddled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.peddle - sell or offer for sale from place to placepeddle - sell or offer for sale from place to place
sell, trade, deal - do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"

peddle

verb
1. sell, trade, push (informal), market, hawk, flog (slang), vend, huckster, sell door to door dealers peddling drugs

peddle

verb
1. To travel about selling goods:
2. To offer for sale:
3. To engage in the illicit sale of (narcotics):
Slang: push.
Translations
يَبيعُ بالتَّجَوُّل
prodávat po domech
faldbyde
stunda farandsölu
prekiautiprekiautojas
tirgoties, iznēsājot preces
seyyar satıcılık/işportacılık yapmak

peddle

[ˈpedl] VT (= sell) → ir vendiendo (de puerta en puerta); [+ drugs] → pasar (fig) [+ ideas] → difundir

peddle

[ˈpɛdəl] vt
(= sell) → colporter
[+ drugs] → faire le trafic de
[+ rumours] → colporter

peddle

vtfeilbieten, verkaufen; (fig) gossip etcverbreiten; to peddle drugsmit Drogen handeln

peddle

[ˈpɛdl] vt (goods) → andare in giro a vendere; (drugs) → spacciare; (gossip) → mettere in giro

peddle

(ˈpedl) verb
to go from place to place or house to house selling (small objects). Gypsies often peddle (goods) from door to door.
ˈpedlar , (also, especially American) ˈpeddler noun
a person who peddles. I bought it from a pedlar.
References in classic literature ?
He peddled the rubbish for several dollars, while I pledged the dress-suit with my pawnbroker for five dollars.
One of the last of the philosophers -- Connecticut gave him to the world -- he peddled first her wares, afterwards, as he declares, his brains.
According to the police, the three peddled drugs in BRS Nagar of Ludhiana.
Claiming that he had 'surely done his homework,' Panelo said the group's drug war death toll of 27,000 is 'one big lie' and is a part of the false narrative against the anti-narcotics campaign supposedly peddled by the President's critics.
The DP said he would not be cowed by the propaganda being peddled by his detractors in his push to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta.However, he did not name the politicians behind the propaganda.
He then peddled to Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), spending around 20 days in areas including Waziristan, Gilgit-Baltistan and Dera Ismail Khan.
A man, who peddled drugs through WhatsApp, has been ordered to pay a Dh10,000 fine by a Dubai court.
EDUCATION IS INTENDED TO EXPAND NE'S UNDERSTANDING F THE WORLD, NOT ENCOURAGING THE UNQUESTIONING ACCEPTANCE OF THE TWISTED VERSION OF HISTORY PEDDLED BY THE FAR RIGHT AND SUMMED UP IN THE USM GRAFFITI.
We have the emergence of policies peddled by the Far Right in the guise of the report by Adrian Beecroft on employment law that raises the spectre of child labour returning and all protection for working people being removed This, in part, is a result of the nonsense peddled by Independents that politics does not matter.