A person who travels around selling goods, typically advertising them by shouting.
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- Hawkers came to sell their wares in small row boats near the cruise boats.
- City authorities will plan to wipe out the sight of beggars and hawkers selling flowers or newspapers at intersections.
- Tickets were sold in advance for $45, but street hawkers were selling them for about $200.
early 16th century: probably from Low German or Dutch and related to huckster.