What does trafficker mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seller, marketer, vender, vendor, traffickernoun

    someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money


  1. traffickernoun

    Someone who traffics; a trader or merchant.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Traffickernoun

    Trader; merchant.

    Etymology: trafiqueur, Fr. from traffick.

    Your Argosies with portly sail,
    Like signiors and rich burghers on the flood,
    Do overpeer the petty traffickers
    That curtsy to them. William Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice.

    In it are so many Jews very rich, and so great traffickers, that they have most of the English trade in their hands. Add.


  1. trafficker

    Smuggling is the illegal transportation of objects, substances, information or people, such as out of a house or buildings, into a prison, or across an international border, in violation of applicable laws or other regulations. There are various motivations to smuggle. These include the participation in illegal trade, such as in the drug trade, illegal weapons trade, prostitution, human trafficking, kidnapping, exotic wildlife trade, art theft, heists, chop shops, illegal immigration or illegal emigration, tax evasion, import/export restrictions, providing contraband to prison inmates, or the theft of the items being smuggled. Smuggling is a common theme in literature, from Bizet's opera Carmen to the James Bond spy books (and later films) Diamonds Are Forever and Goldfinger.


  1. trafficker

    A trafficker refers to an individual or group involved in illegal trade or smuggling of goods, substances, or people, typically drugs, weapons, or humans (human trafficking), across national borders or within countries. This may be done for their financial gain or other benefits.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Traffickernoun

    one who traffics, or carries on commerce; a trader; a merchant

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trafficker in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trafficker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of trafficker in a Sentence

  1. Richard Donoghue:

    As alleged in the indictment, Elorza is not only a drug trafficker, he also betrayed a veterinarian’s pledge to prevent animal suffering when he used his surgical skills in a cruel scheme to smuggle heroin in the abdomens of puppies, dogs are man's best friend and, as the defendant is about to learn, we are drug dealers’ worst enemy.

  2. Gule Jaan:

    Noor never liked it here. She always wanted to do something more, but we can't send girls anywhere here. They get picked up and raped. I think that's why she left with the trafficker.

  3. Diosdado Cabello:

    They accuse me of being a drug trafficker without a single piece of evidence and now I’m the bad guy, i feel offended, and none of them even said they’re sorry.

  4. Gule Jaan:

    Please, can someone let me know if my daughter is alive or dead ? gule Jaan is a good girl and was lured by the trafficker to go on the boat.

  5. Ali Nur:

    Is he alive or dead? His mother has not eaten food for days, the agent (trafficker) is the criminal behind the disaster. He got rich from the Somalis drowning in the sea.

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    a petty misdeed
    A recital
    B peccadillo
    C breastwork
    D snap

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