Examples of sellout in a Sentence
The concert was a sellout.
The union sees the deal as a sellout.
Angry fans called him a sellout when he started appearing in television commercials.
Recent Examples of sellout from the Web
Not broadcasting on television was also a way to ensure a sellout at the Sprint Center and raising the goal of $1 million for hurricane relief.
Prior to its first-time sellout in 2011, Burning Man could be experienced by anyone who wanted to go.
But over the same time period, full-price sellouts were down 24 percent for Ivanka Trump’s brand.
Ahead, see every single item in H&M's soon-to-be-sellout collaboration with Erdem.
Eventually, a sellout crowd of 12,920 caught a pretty exciting hockey game.
Celebrities in the sellout crowd of 54,293 included golfers Tiger Woods and Fred Couples, and former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning.
What's more, if past Star Wars collections are any indication (looking at you, CoverGirl), then this one is sure to be a sellout.
Before Watt's first pitch, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, former Dynamo star Brian Ching and astronaut Scott Kelly also made an appearance on the field and received a loud ovation from the sellout crowd.
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First Known Use of sellout
Synonymsbackstabbing, business, disloyalty, double cross, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, infidelity, perfidy, betrayal, treachery, treason, two-timing, unfaithfulness
Antonymsallegiance, devotion, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, loyalty, staunchness, steadfastness
Related Wordsabandonment, desertion; deceit, deception, double-dealing, duplicity, guile, two-facedness; fraud, informing, lying, snitching, talebearing, trickery
Near Antonymsdependability, reliability, trustworthiness; defense, protection, safeguard, shield
Definition of sell out
- sold out the concert
- the merchandise was quickly sold out
Examples of sell out in a Sentence
the band sold out its faithful followers, abandoning its edgy style for a more commercial sound
Recent Examples of sell out from the Web
Thursday’s show was sold out, and so is Friday’s follow-up.
Forty-six concerts were sold out, and the CSO at the Movies series brought record ticket revenues of $465,000.
Tickets typically sell out within 90 seconds of becoming available online.
The New York Times gave it a full-page review, and the initial print run sold out within weeks.
Drawing hundreds of visitors who pay $50 each, the annual event sells out almost immediately, so two are on the calendar this year: November 4 and 5.
The shoes sell out in a matter of minutes, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting OHSU Dorenbecher Children’s Hospital.
Within days of tickets going on sale in February, virtually all were sold out, and at a premium.
The $26 votive returned to Magnolia Market last week and is now already sold out.
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First Known Use of sell out
SELLOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sellout for English Language Learners
: a game, concert, etc., for which all seats are sold
: an occurrence in which you do something that does not agree with your beliefs, values, etc., especially in order to make money
: someone who does something that does not agree with that person's beliefs or values especially in order to make money
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