ticket agency


Definition of ticket agency

: an agency selling transportation or theater and entertainment tickets

Examples of ticket agency in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Boston police: Beware of counterfeit Super Bowl LII tickets," 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, "At $882 a seat, Dodger Stadium is L.A.'s most expensive real estate as World Series begins," 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, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi: How to Buy Tickets for Opening Night," 9 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of ticket agency

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Ticket agency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ticket%20agency. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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