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ˈbɑr kərbark·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barker(noun)

    someone who stands in front of a show (as at a carnival) and gives a loud colorful sales talk to potential customers

  2. pooch, doggie, doggy, barker, bow-wow(noun)

    informal terms for dogs

Webster Dictionary

  1. Barker(noun)

    an animal that barks; hence, any one who clamors unreasonably

  2. Barker(noun)

    one who stands at the doors of shops to urg/ passers by to make purchases

  3. Barker(noun)

    a pistol

  4. Barker(noun)

    the spotted redshank

  5. Barker(noun)

    one who strips trees of their bark


  1. Barker

    Barker is a town in Broome County, New York, USA. The population was 2,732 at the 2010 census. The town is named after John Barker, an early settler. It is notorious for handing out speeding tickets to students traveling to Ithaca College and Cornell University. The Town of Barker is on the east county line of the Broome County and is north of Binghamton.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of barker in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of barker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of barker in a Sentence

  1. The Barker:

    Nealie Barker've become much more cautious now, nealie Barker think people need to realize that the travel market is largely unregulated and if you would take issue with being filmed, then you need to take all steps properly.

  2. Peter King:

    Shutting down the federal government and reading Dr. Seuss on the Senate floor are the marks of a carnival barker not the leader of the free world.

  3. Peter Fitzgerald:

    You are perhaps the most accomplished confidence man since Charles Ponzi. I'd say you were a carnival barker, but that wouldn't be fair to carnival barkers. to former Enron CEO Keny Lay

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    a long narrow excavation in the earth
    • A. ditch
    • B. germ
    • C. elation
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