hucksterism
noun see huckster I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hucksterism — təˌrizəm noun ( s) : persuasive showmanship in advertising or selling : commercialism 2 sponsoring the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts … without the faintest trace of bad taste or hucksterism Howard Taubman the unashamed hucksterism practiced by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hucksterism — huckster ► NOUN 1) a person who sells small items, either door to door or from a stall. 2) N. Amer. a person who uses aggressive selling techniques. ► VERB chiefly N. Amer. 1) promote or sell aggressively. 2) bargain. DERIVATIVES hucksterism …   English terms dictionary

  • hucksterism — See huckster. * * * …   Universalium

  • hucksterism — noun The condition of being a huckster …   Wiktionary

  • hucksterism — huck·ster·ism …   English syllables

  • huckster — hucksterism, n. hucksterish, adj. /huk steuhr/, n. 1. a retailer of small articles, esp. a peddler of fruits and vegetables; hawker. 2. a person who employs showy methods to effect a sale, win votes, etc.: the crass methods of political hucksters …   Universalium

  • Curtis Howe Springer — Springer in an advertisement from September 1930. Born 2 December 1896(1896 12 02) Birmingham, Alabama …   Wikipedia

  • huckster — I. noun Etymology: Middle English hukster, from Middle Dutch hokester, from hoeken to peddle Date: 13th century 1. hawker, peddler 2. one who produces promotional material for commercial clients especially for radio or television • hucksterism… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Edmund Curll — ( c. 1675 December 11, 1747) was an English bookseller and publisher. His name has become synonymous, through the attacks on him by Alexander Pope, with unscrupulous publication and publicity. Curll rose from poverty to wealth through his… …   Wikipedia

  • Saskatchewan general election, 1964 — The Saskatchewan general election of 1964 was the fifteenth provincial election held in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It was held on April 22 1964, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan.The Co operative… …   Wikipedia

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