Definition of purveyor in English:


Syllabification: pur·vey·or
Pronunciation: /pərˈvāər


1A person who sells or deals in particular goods: a purveyor of large luxury vehicles
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  • The point is that adolescent fury needs an outlet and such colourful purveyors of antisocial behaviour provide a relatively safe channel for it.
  • Verily did his disciples come, and the supporting acts, and the media, and the t-shirt sellers, and the purveyors of greasy food.
  • It seems like every time a fashion magazine starts up, a new denim line gets touted purveyor of the latest ‘it’ jeans.
1.1A person or group that spreads or promotes an idea, view, etc. a purveyor of traditional Christian values
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  • The author makes certain, however, to start his article in a fashion exemplary of purveyors of pseudoscience.
  • They are also purveyors of a number of pious myths about American politics.
  • One can only urge purveyors of such nonsense to stop embarrassing themselves.

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