Noun peddler has 2 senses
  1. peddler, pedlar, packman, hawker, pitchman - someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
    --1 is a kind of seller, marketer, vender, vendor, trafficker
    --1 has particulars: chapman; crier; muffin man; sandboy; transmigrante
    Derived form: verb peddle1
  2. pusher, drug peddler, peddler, drug dealer, drug trafficker - an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    --2 is a kind of dealer; criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor
    Derived form: verb peddle1