noun auc·tion·eer \ˌk-shə-ˈnir\

: a person who runs an auction

Full Definition of AUCTIONEER

:  an agent who sells goods at auction

Examples of AUCTIONEER

  1. The auctioneer started the bidding at $100.

First Known Use of AUCTIONEER

circa 1708


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