haggler

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

haggle +‎ -er

NounEdit

haggler (plural hagglers)

  1. A person who haggles.
  2. (formerly) A person who buys vegetables and other produce from farms and then sells them on in a different location; a person who transports farm goods.
    • 1891, Thomas Hardy, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, volume 1, London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co., page 4:
      'Then what might your meaning be in calling me "Sir John" these different times, when I be plain Jack Durbeyfield, the haggler?'