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fly-pitcher Line breaks: fly-pitcher

Definition of fly-pitcher in English:

noun

British informal
A street trader.
Example sentences
  • Gone are the days of Del Boy-style fly-pitchers.

Derivatives

fly-pitching

1
noun
Example sentences
  • A consequence of hanging around Oxford Street fly-pitching is that you used to get lots of pickpocketing up there.

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