ticket agent

noun

: one who sells transportation or theater and entertainment tickets

Examples of ticket agent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The China Airlines ticket agent looks at my ticket, then at me. Longreads, 8 Feb. 2024 Beginning Wednesday and through at least September, Amtrak will close its ticket office at Oceanside and other stations along the route, a ticket agent said. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 July 2023 Bottom line: There's no substitute for a professional ticket agent or hotel receptionist. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 5 May 2023 Bottom line: There’s no substitute for a professional ticket agent or hotel receptionist. Christopher Elliott, Anchorage Daily News, 4 May 2023 Karen Villano, a ticket agent for a major airline, said the minimum clearance is two feet. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 25 Feb. 2023 An online system also poses concerns about the economic impacts to ticket agents and seasonal workers, Baker says. Erin Donaghue, Smithsonian Magazine, 27 Feb. 2023 Trainline is a ticket agent. Christopher Elliott, BostonGlobe.com, 26 Jan. 2023 Alaska Airlines passengers who want to check a bag won't have to wait for a ticket agent much longer. Zach Wichter, USA TODAY, 2 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ticket agent was in 1861

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“Ticket agent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ticket%20agent. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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