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  • n. One who seeks customers, as for an inn, a public conveyance, shops, and the like: hence, an obtrusive candidate for office.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who seeks customers, as for an inn, a public conveyance, shops, and the like: hence, an obtrusive candidate for office.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who goes about soliciting custom, as for an inn, a public conveyance, or a shop.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way

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