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pitch·man

 (pĭch′mən)
n.
1. A hawker of small wares, as on the streets or at a carnival.
2. One who makes aggressive selling or promotional efforts.
3. One who delivers commercials on radio or television.

pitchman

(ˈpɪtʃmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Commerce) an itinerant pedlar of small merchandise who operates from a stand at a fair, etc
2. (Commerce) any high-pressure salesman or advertiser

pitch•man

(ˈpɪtʃ mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person who makes a sales pitch, as on a radio or TV commercial.
2. an itinerant vendor or hawker of small wares.
[1925–30, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pitchman - an aggressive salesman who uses a fast line of talk to sell something
salesman - a man salesperson
2.pitchman - someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)pitchman - 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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The onetime football star turned actor and TV pitchman nicknamed 'The Juice' during his playing career was found not guilty in 1995 following that sensational, 13-month trial in Los Angeles, which was televised live daily, transfixing much of the nation.
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