Scalper

Definition of Scalper

Pronunciation: skălp´ẽr
n.1.One who, or that which, scalps.
2.(Surg.) Same as Scalping iron, under Scalping.
3.A broker who, dealing on his own account, tries to get a small and quick profit from slight fluctuations of the market.
4.A person who buys and sells the unused parts of railroad tickets.
5.A person who buys tickets for entertainment or sports events and sells them at a profit, often at a much higher price. Also, ticket scalper.

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adventurer, agent, big operator, clerk, floorwalker, gunslinger, lame duck, margin purchaser, operator, plunger, sales agent, sales engineer, sales force, sales manager, sales personnel, salesclerk, salesgirl, saleslady, salesman, salespeople, salesperson, saleswoman, seller, selling agent, shop assistant, shop clerk, smart operator, speculator, stag, store clerk, ticket scalper
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