ticket agency

noun

: an agency selling transportation or theater and entertainment tickets

Examples of ticket agency in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The concert was sold out, according to ticket agencies, suggesting that as many as 6,200 people may have been in the venue. Mary Ilyushina, Washington Post, 22 Mar. 2024 The Broadway Goldenberg’s fit squarely into the Southeast Baltimore shopping district, along with Hecht’s Reliable Stores, Shocket’s, the Liberty Bar, Castine’s hardware, Spaghetti House and the passenger ticket agency of the French Line. Jacques Kelly, baltimoresun.com, 17 July 2021 The Boston Police Department is encouraging anyone looking to cheer on the New England Patriots against the Philadelphia Eagles next weekend in Minnesota to only buy tickets from authorized ticket agencies. Houston Chronicle, 27 Jan. 2018 Knopp said ticket agencies buy thousands of season tickets each year, banking on being able to resell them at a profit, and hitting the jackpot when a team makes the World Series. Steve Lopez, latimes.com, 24 Oct. 2017 Fandango is also reporting on its website that tickets will go on sale on Monday, a sign that Star Wars fans won’t be limited to any one ticket agency when pre-ordering their passes. John Patrick Pullen, Fortune, 9 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ticket agency was in 1923

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“Ticket agency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ticket%20agency. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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