Definition of higgler in English:

higgler

Syllabification: hig·gler
Pronunciation: /ˈhiglər
 
/

noun

West Indian
  • A person who travels around selling small items; a peddler.
    More example sentences
    • Hawkers (known as higglers), their bargains purchased overseas, return to set up their wares on the sidewalks, competing with time-honoured merchants who display goods indoors.
    • Some higglers block the entrance to the ‘most important’ Anglican church in the nation and refuse to move when ordered to by the representatives of the Government.
    • The higglers ' principal occupation was travelling from farm to farm buying provisions at farm gates and selling them in the urban markets for profit.

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