Translation of costermonger in Spanish:

costermonger

vendedor callejero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑstərˌməŋɡər//ˈkɒstəmʌŋɡə/

noun

British
dated

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    vendedor callejero masculine
    vendedora callejera feminine
    • The old fruit and veg market that once echoed with the calls of cockney costermongers is now home to gourmet burger bars and stalls selling Javanese pottery.
    • A Cockney costermonger is revealed as the new Earl of Hareford to the consternation of his aristocratic relations.
    • Market barrows, or costermongers, originated in the East End of London and remain a popular scene in places like Victoria Station, Covent Garden and Leather Lane in Holborn.
    • Indeed, I could have loaded them all onto a borrowed costermonger's barrow and shifted them myself if I'd needed to.
    • It is an Act to prevent obstruction, and I think that its whole scheme shows that it is aimed at barrow-boys, costermongers, hawkers or others who expose goods in the street for sale and offer them for sale at that time.