Share this entry

Share this page

peddle

Pronunciation: /ˈpedl/

Translation of peddle in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • vender ([ en las calles o de puerta en puerta ]) to peddle an ideology hacer* proselitismo to peddle drugs traficar* con drogas, pasar droga [slang/argot]
    Example sentences
    • A teenage drug dealer who peddled heroin and crack cocaine on the streets of Swindon is facing a lengthy jail term.
    • A suspect in a major investigation into a drugs gang that had a nationwide network peddling heroin is believed to be back in Britain.
    • A former town centre security guard who rented a car for drug dealers to use to peddle heroin across Swindon has been jailed for a year.

Definition of peddle in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tiro
m
shot …
Cultural fact of the day

An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.