silent auction

noun

Definition of silent auction

  1. :  an auction in which sealed bids are submitted beforehand

1952

First Known Use of silent auction

1952


SILENT AUCTION Defined for English Language Learners

silent auction

noun

Definition of silent auction for English Language Learners

  • : an auction in which people write down their bids for the things being sold


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