Meaning of SPIELER in English

ˈspēlə(r) noun

( -s )

Etymology: German, player, gambler, from Old High German spilāri professional entertainer, from spil play + -āri -er

1. chiefly Australia

a. : a person who earns a living by dishonest gambling : cardsharper

b. : sharper , swindler


a. : a person who attracts customers (as to a sideshow) by a voluble line of extravagant claims and skillful persuasion : barker

b. : one that spiels : the giver of a spiel ; specifically : a person with a voluble often exaggerated line of talk

c. : barker b

d. : a radio announcer (as for a commercial)

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