HyperDic: scalper

English > 1 sense of the word scalper:
NOUNperson scalpersomeone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost
scalper > pronunciation
Soundsskae'lper
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > scalper: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost.
Example"he got theater tickets through a scalper"
Narrowertout, ticket toutsomeone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit
Broaderspeculator, plungersomeone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
Verbsscalpsell illegally, as on the black market

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