English translation of 'colporteur'
Example Sentences Including 'colporteur'
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De village en village, le colporteur, jadis, proposait un attirant bric-à-brac : rubans, miroirs, almanachs, brochures illustrées.Le Monde (1998)
Un colporteur essaie de vendre le quotidien régional Midi libre, qui fait sa une sur Bové.Libération (2002)
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Used Occasionally. colporteur is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'colporteur' in Other Languages
British English: hawker NOUN
You can use hawker to refer to a person who tries to sell things by calling at people's homes or standing in the street, especially when you do not approve of this activity.
...as soon as she saw that it was a visitor and not a hawker or tramp at her door.
Translation of colporteur from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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