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English definition of “scalper”

scalper

noun [C]     /ˈskæl.pər/ US  /-pɚ/ US informal
someone who buys things, such as theatre tickets, at the usual prices and then sells them, when they are difficult to get, at much higher prices: A scalper offered me a $10 ticket for the final match for $70.People who sell thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneurs
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