What does the word huckster mean?

Usage examples for huckster

  1. It wasn't quite so mean as he imagined it to be, in his huckster head. – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  2. A wide, straight street, a paradise of yellow stucco, stained and peeling off, a wilderness of sordid shops and dirty children running wild, a solitary tramcar spinning on its way to Naples, a creaking cart with vegetables, a huckster bawling fish- I have not patience to catalogue the delights of the Mergellina of to- day, but turn my back on them and flee to the sea- front again, where I can look out on what is still unspoiled, because man has no dominion over it. – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway