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Patterer \Pat"ter*er\, n. One who patters, or talks glibly; specifically, a street peddler. [Cant, Eng.]


n. (context UK slang English) One who patters, or talks glibly; a street peddler.

Usage examples of "patterer".

The harp is the travelling patterer for the Universe's Insurance Company, recommending its laws, and our little goodness is all the assessment that we pay.

Eager leaders in mischief, tough, squint-eyed cockneys who seemed to have leapt whole from the coagulated Stink of London, cried aloud, hoarsely, like patterers, as Mallory passed.