Definition of “bucket shop” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “bucket shop” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“bucket shop” in Business English

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bucket shopnoun [ C ]

uk us informal

STOCK MARKET a dishonest or illegal company that buys and sells shares for customers:

In the late eighties, bucket shops started to target people who were new to investing.

UK COMMERCE a travel company that sells plane tickets at a low price:

(Definition of “bucket shop” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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