sandwich man

sandwich man
noun
: one who advertises or pickets a place of business by wearing a sandwich board

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a person with advertising boards hung from the shoulders.
[1860-65]

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sandwich man noun
A man who carries a pair of sandwich boards (qv above)
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Main Entry:sandwich

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sandwich man,
a man carrying two advertising boards hung from his shoulders, one before him and one behind: »

Walking on rosy clouds, he passed a sandwich man who handed him an advertising circular (Time).


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