someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost
"he got theater tickets through a scalper"
One who scalps tickets to popular entertainment events: buying them in advance and then selling them (e.g. online or just outside the venue of the event), often at inflated prices
We could see three different scalpers moving through the crowd outside the arena, each muttering the characteristic refrain: u201CNeed any tickets?u201D
A person on an open outcry exchange trading floor who buys and sells rapidly for his or her own account, aiming to buy from a seller and a little later sell to a buyer, making a small profit from the difference (roughly the amount of the bid/offer spread, or less).
one who, or that which, scalps
same as Scalping iron, under Scalping
a broker who, dealing on his own account, tries to get a small and quick profit from slight fluctuations of the market
a person who buys and sells the unused parts of railroad tickets
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
Scalper, is a London-bred rapper, producer and songwriter of Pakistani descent, who is now based in Auckland, New Zealand.
The numerical value of scalper in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of scalper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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