Definition of Spruiker

1. Noun. (Australia) One who promotes his own cause; one who toots their own horn. ¹



2. Noun. (figuratively) A tout, a person standing outside a place of business trying to persuade patrons to enter, or vigorously trying to persuade customers to purchase their wares (e.g. a fruiterer calling out the price of bananas). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spruiker

1. one who harangues the public [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spruiker

sprucier
spruciest
sprucing
sprucing up
sprucy
sprue
sprue-former
sprue / coeliac disease
sprues
sprug
sprugged
sprugging
sprugs
spruik
spruiked
spruiker (current term)
spruikers
spruiking
spruiks
spruit
spruits
sprung
sprung rhyme
sprung rhymes
sprung rhythm
sprunt
spruntly
sprush
sprushed
sprushes

Literary usage of Spruiker

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1. Awards, Agreements, Orders, and Decisions Made Under the Industrial by New Zealand Dept. of Labour, New Zealand Industrial Commission (1842)
"... clause 22, be also employed as a spruiker or commissionaire, whose duties as such would not include the performance of any caretaker's work. ..."

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