HyperDic: merchant

English > 1 sense of the word merchant:
NOUNperson merchant, merchandisera businessperson engaged in retail trade
merchant > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > merchant: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA businessperson engaged in retail trade.
InstancesHarrod, Charles Henry HarrodEnglish merchant who took over a shop in London that was expanded by his son into a prestigious department store (1800-1885)
Harrod, Charles Digby HarrodEnglish merchant who expanded his father's shop in London into a prestigious department store (1841-1905)
Narrowerbakersomeone who bakes commercially
bookdealer, book sellerA dealer in books
butcher, meatmanA retailer of meat
clothier, haberdasherA merchant who sells men's clothing
grain merchantA merchant who deals in food grains
grocerA retail merchant who sells foodstuffs (and some household supplies)
hatmaker, hatter, milliner, modistesomeone who makes and sells hats
jeweler, jewellersomeone in the business of selling jewelry
poultryman, poultererA dealer in poultry and poultry products
retailer, retail merchantA merchant who sells goods at retail
rug merchantA merchant who sells rugs
salter, salt merchantsomeone who makes or deals in salt
schlockmeister, shlockmeister(slang) a merchant who deals in shoddy or inferior / inferior merchandise
seller, marketer, vender, vendor, traffickersomeone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
shopkeeper, tradesman, storekeeper, market keeperA merchant who owns or manages a shop
stationer, stationery sellerA merchant who sells writing materials and office supplies
trader, bargainer, dealer, mongersomeone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
venturer, merchant-venturerA merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas / overseas)
vintner, wine merchantsomeone who sells wine
Broaderbusinessperson, bourgeoisA capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
Spanishcomerciante, mercader, negociante
Catalancomerciant, mercader, negociant

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