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scalper

noun [C] uk   /ˈskæl.pər/ us    /-pɚ/ US informal ( UK tout)
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.
Translations of “scalper”
in Chinese (Traditional) 倒賣(戲票等)的人, 黃牛…
in Russian спекулянт билетами…
in Turkish karaborsa bilet satan kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 倒卖(戏票等)…
in Polish konik…
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