sell·​er | \ ˈse-lər How to pronounce seller (audio) \

Definition of seller

1 : one that offers for sale
2 : a marketed product that sells well, to a specified extent, or in a specified manner a million-copy seller a poor seller

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Examples of seller in a Sentence

The seller said that the car was in excellent condition. We're the number one seller of appliances in the country. That book is our top seller.
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Recent Examples on the Web The cheapest tickets available on Ticketmaster — the official seller through the Bucks site — are $1,050 for standing room only with no guaranteed view of the court. Drake Bentley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 July 2021 The seller’s face has been returned to a muted, enigmatic expression. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, 17 July 2021 Nonetheless, Wallen's streaming numbers actually have risen, and his album ranks as the biggest seller for 2021 in any genre, even though his name isn't on the lips of other country stars. Jon Bream, Star Tribune, 16 July 2021 Ask the seller questions to gauge the quality of fruit. Los Angeles Times, 15 July 2021 Each seller had more negative reviews than positive ones, many complaining about seeds that were delayed, or hadn’t arrived, or had arrived identified as jewelry. Chris Heath, The Atlantic, 15 July 2021 Rental car companies, a key seller of used cars, already sold off much of their fleet of cars last year to raise cash during the pandemic and now don't have enough cars to rent. Zachary B. Wolf, CNN, 14 July 2021 John Croshaw, a seller at the swap meet at the Redwood Drive In Theatre & Swap Meet in West Valley City, on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Alixel Cabrera, The Salt Lake Tribune, 13 July 2021 Hesenjan Qari, a Uyghur textile seller originally from Atush, was arrested after a routine trip in February 2017 into Xinjiang from his home in Kazakhstan—a border that traders used to cross freely, said his wife, Gulshan Manapova. Eva Xiao, WSJ, 13 July 2021

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First Known Use of seller

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of seller was in the 13th century

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Sellenger's round


seller's market

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21 Jul 2021

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“Seller.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of seller

: a person or business that sells something
: a product that sells in a particular way or amount

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