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 Within that series in the US, the iPhone 12 Pro Max was the top seller. Andy Meek, BGR, "The iPhone 12 is selling like hotcakes right now," 12 Apr. 2021 Yzerman's ability to be a seller at the deadline took a hit with top-six forward Bobby Ryan being ruled out for the remainder of the season because of an upper–body injury. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press, "Steve Yzerman's 2021 NHL trade deadline work brings in another fourth-round pick," 10 Apr. 2021 What to eat: The Cuban is his top seller, with the classic ham, pork, Swiss, pickles, and a zestier-than-usual chipotle mustard to spice things up., "At Deep Cuts Deli, music and sandwiches exist in perfect harmony," 8 Apr. 2021 It’s the latest profitable deal to go down in Hollywood Hills, which is quickly becoming a seller’s market. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Walton Goggins gets $3.665 million for vintage Hollywood haunt," 22 Mar. 2021 Here, real estate agents share with House Beautiful how to make an offer—and tips for doing so in a seller’s market. Brittany Anas, House Beautiful, "How to Win a Bid on a Home, According to Buyers' Agents," 5 Mar. 2021 There are a lot of variables that go into crafting a successful offer, particularly in a seller’s market. Megan Micco, Forbes, "Seven Characteristics To Expect From An Exceptional Real Estate Agent," 3 Mar. 2021 In a seller’s market, home prices are higher and inventory is lower. Bill Jordan, Dallas News, "How to make the best purchase offer in a seller’s market," 21 Feb. 2021 That has curbed overall sales, but also resulted in a seller’s market, sending prices soaring to record levels, along with profits for some car companies, dealers and parts suppliers. Mike Colias, WSJ, "Auto Sales in 2020 Expected to Hit Lowest Point in Nearly a Decade," 5 Jan. 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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16 Apr 2021

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“Seller.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 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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