Meaning of “sellout” in the English Dictionary

"sellout" in English

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selloutnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈsel.aʊt/ us /ˈsel.aʊt/


/ˈsel.aʊt/ /ˈsel.aʊt/

(Definition of “sellout” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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selloutnoun [ C ]

us /ˈselˌɑʊt/

sellout noun [ C ] (SUCCESSFUL SALES)

the selling of all the tickets to an event, or of all available items:

Saturday’s show was a sellout.

sellout noun [ C ] (MONEY OPPORTUNITY)

the act of doing something selfishly for money, without considering principles or damage to others:

The peace deal was praised by some as a courageous breakthrough while others condemned it as a sellout.

(Definition of “sellout” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)