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sell (out)

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to be unfaithful or disloyal to
  • the band sold out its faithful followers, abandoning its edgy style for a more commercial sound

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sellout

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of sellout (Entry 2 of 2)

the act or fact of violating the trust or confidence of another
  • the sellout makes it much harder for me to trust you ever again

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The first known use of sell (out) was in 1796

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“Sell (out).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sell%20%28out%29. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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