What does scalper mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scalper(noun)

    someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost

    "he got theater tickets through a scalper"


  1. scalper(Noun)

    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

  2. scalper(Noun)

    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).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scalper(noun)

    one who, or that which, scalps

  2. Scalper(noun)

    same as Scalping iron, under Scalping

  3. Scalper(noun)

    a broker who, dealing on his own account, tries to get a small and quick profit from slight fluctuations of the market

  4. Scalper(noun)

    a person who buys and sells the unused parts of railroad tickets

  5. Scalper(noun)

    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


  1. Scalper

    Scalper, is a London-bred rapper, producer and songwriter of Pakistani descent, who is now based in Auckland, New Zealand.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Scalper

    An Americanism for one who speculates in railroad tickets, and consequently obtains them at a reduction of their top prices.

Anagrams for scalper »

  1. carpels

  2. parcels

  3. clasper

  4. reclasp

  5. placers

How to pronounce scalper?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say scalper in sign language?

  1. scalper


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scalper in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scalper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of scalper

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