Meaning of coster in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkɒstə/


short for costermonger
‘Fleet Street was choked with red-headed folk, and Pope's Court looked like a coster's orange barrow.’
  • ‘But I think he displays a real understanding and sympathy for his coster girls.’
  • ‘Now, you must go to Victoria station, and ask every coster, beggar, porter, constable and conductor who was there on Sunday evening if they can remember a man wearing an overcoat that fits our description.’