spieler

spieler

[spee-ler]
noun
1.
a barker, as at a circus sideshow.
2.
a person with an extravagant line of talk.
3.
Australian. a swindler.
4.
Slang. an announcer for radio or television, especially one who gives commercials.

Origin:
1885–90; < German; see spiel, -er1

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spiel (ʃpiːl)
 
n
1.  a glib plausible style of talk, associated esp with salesmen
 
vb (usually foll by off)
2.  (intr) to deliver a prepared spiel
3.  to recite (a prepared oration)
 
[C19: from German Spiel play]
 
'spieler
 
n

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