cheapjack


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Synonyms for cheapjack

a peddler of inferior goods

cheap and shoddy

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And you are corrupted, and rhetorized, at the source--you turn into a spell--binder--what we call a pitch artist--one who sells cheapjack merchandise on street corners--because, ultimately, you are always trying to convince yourself--the most mendacious form of argumentation.
Winners who fail to appear will miss out on a humbling trophy - ``an intentionally cheapjack tchotchke'' with a golf-ball-size raspberry mounted on a Super 8 film reel, valued at $4.
Cheapjack sets (it was not uncommon for the camera to catch sight of the pots of hot water and dry ice that produced the mysterious mists that cloaked so many of Captain Video's alien worlds) were one of the show's signatures.
reporter but, in truth, this was the sort of cheapjack journalism that gives the craft a bad name.
In the event, the red carpet laid to the front door of the Odeon, Leicester Square, turned into a river of gunge when the torrential rain liberated a flame retardant used in its cheapjack manufacture.
That there should be insufficient drivers once they opt to take their rest days speaks eloquently of the cheapjack mentality which has dogged the railways for too long.
He fought hard to overcome suspicion that Poundland would turn out to be little more than a cheapjack outfit.