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cheapjack

Saltos de línea: cheap|jack
Pronunciación: /ˈtʃiːpdʒak
 
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Definición de cheapjack en inglés:

sustantivo

A seller of cheap inferior goods, typically a hawker at a fair or market.
Example sentences
  • A cheapjack calling himself Dr Marigold took pity on this deaf and dumb child who resembled his daughter who had died.
  • The days when the farmer was the cheapjack are over.
  • However, it can scarcely have always been so, unless every fairground showman, circus performer, strolling player, cheapjack and Punch and Judy man in history was gay, which seems somewhat unlikely.

adjetivo

chiefly North American Volver al principio  
Of inferior quality: a cheapjack vehicle
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It was a cheapjack company that paid writers and artists at rates ranging from poor to involuntary servitude, then printed their wares on presses that were outmoded.
  • The director decided to take ‘the opportunity to beat his cheapjack imitators at their own game’.
  • I looked forward to that, and began reading avidly, but soon the sonnets went off into a very cheapjack self parody, and I thought oh, how easy!

Origen

mid 19th century: from cheap + jack1.

Words that rhyme with cheapjack

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