Definition of canvasser in US English:

canvasser

noun

  • See canvass

    • ‘There are a lot of people who have contributed to my success today - first of all my family and secondly my team of workers, canvassers and everybody associated with the election team.’
    • ‘But as the election campaign gains momentum, young Sinn Fein canvassers will be pounding the beat in Northern Ireland, exuding their customary dynamism.’
    • ‘IT'S a pleasant if slightly cold morning in Stradbally and Deputy Charles Flanagan and his team of canvassers are out looking for votes for D-Day, May 17.’
    • ‘The Guardian has seen a transcript of a telephone conference call involving the head of the alliance in which the participants discuss how the new group would send thousands of canvassers into marginal seats.’
    • ‘The Liberal Democrat candidate for Tooting has raised the issue of unwanted phone calls from political canvassers, claiming hers was the only party that avoided intrusive cold calls.’

Pronunciation

canvasser

/ˈkænvəsər//ˈkanvəsər/