Definition of coster in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒstə/


Short for costermonger.
Example sentences
  • Fleet Street was choked with red-headed folk, and Pope's Court looked like a coster's orange barrow.
  • But I think he displays a real understanding and sympathy for his coster girls.
  • Now, you must go to Victoria station, and ask every coster, beggar, porter, constable and conductor who was there on Sunday evening if they can remember a man wearing an overcoat that fits our description.

Words that rhyme with coster

Costa, defroster, foster, Gloucester, impostor, paternoster, roster
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