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Noun: barker  baa(r)-ku(r)
  1. Someone who stands in front of a show (such as a carnival) and gives a loud colourful sales talk to potential customers
  2. [informal] A member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    - dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris, dawg [non-standard], doggo [informal], pooch [informal], doggie [informal], doggy [informal], bow-wow [informal]

Derived forms: barkers

Type of: booster, canid, canine, domestic animal, domesticated animal, plugger, promoter

Part of: Canis, genus Canis, pack

Encyclopedia: Barker, Niagara County, New York