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verb [transitive]     peddle pronunciation in British English
/ˈped(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypeddle
he/she/itpeddles
present participlepeddling
past tensepeddled
past participlepeddled
  1. 1
    to sell something on the street or by going to customers, rather than in a shop

    He’s peddling T-shirts on the beach.

  2. 2
    to try to make people believe a story, explanation, or idea, especially when it is wrong

    He’s travelled all over Europe peddling his racist views.

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