horse trader


horse trader
noun
a hard bargainer
Hypernyms: ↑trader, ↑bargainer, ↑dealer, ↑monger

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noun
: one who engages in horse trading

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1. a person who is shrewd and clever at bargaining.
2. a person who trades in horses.
[1800-10, Amer.]

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horse trader,
1. a person who sells or buys horses.
2. a person who trades or barters shrewdly.

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horse trader noun, pl ⋯ -ers [count]

a politician who is known as a clever horse trader

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Main Entry:horse trade

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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