Meaning of pitchman


Pronunciation: (pich'mun), [key]
— pl. -men.
  1. an itinerant vendor of small wares that are usually carried in a case with collapsible legs, allowing it to be set up or removed quickly.
  2. any high-pressure salesperson, as one at a concession at a fair or carnival.
  3. a person who delivers a message on radio or television, as for a product, cause, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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