auctioneer

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noun auc·tion·eer \ˌȯk-shə-ˈnir\

Definition of auctioneer

  1. :  an agent who sells goods at auction

Examples of auctioneer in a Sentence

  1. The auctioneer started the bidding at $100.

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First Known Use of auctioneer

circa 1708


AUCTIONEER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of auctioneer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who runs an auction


AUCTIONEER Defined for Kids

auctioneer

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noun auc·tion·eer \ˌȯk-shə-ˈnir\

Definition of auctioneer for Students

  1. :  a person who runs an auction



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