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English definition of “eBay”

eBay

noun [U] uk   /ˈiːˌbeɪ/ trademark us  
a website that allows you to buy and sell things online : I bought these shoes on eBay.Shops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in generalInternet terminology and abbreviations
eBay
verb [I or T] uk   informal us  
to buy or sell something on the eBay® websiteShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in generalInternet terminology and abbreviations
eBayer
noun [C] uk   /-ˌbeɪər/ us    /-ˌbeɪɚ/
someone who buys or sells something on the eBay® websiteShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in generalInternet terminology and abbreviations
(Definition of eBay from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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