dealer

Definitions of dealer
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n someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold

Synonyms:
bargainer, monger, trader
Types:
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art dealer
a dealer in works of art requiring esthetic evaluation
barterer
a trader who exchanges goods and not money
bibliopole, bibliopolist
a dealer in secondhand books (especially rare or curious books)
cheesemonger
someone who sells cheese
barrow-boy, barrow-man, costermonger
a hawker of fruit and vegetables from a barrow
cutler
a dealer in cutlery
draper
a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials (and sometimes in clothing and drygoods)
fence
a dealer in stolen property
fishmonger, fishwife
someone who sells fish
horse trader
a hard bargainer
hardwareman, ironmonger
someone who sells hardware
mercer
a dealer in textiles (especially silks)
seedman, seedsman
a dealer in seeds
slop-seller, slopseller
a dealer in cheap ready-made clothing
stamp dealer
a dealer in stamps (whose customers are stamp collectors)
stock trader
someone who buys and sells stock shares
linendraper
a retail dealer in yard goods
print seller
someone who sells etchings and engravings etc.
profit taker
someone who sells stock shares at a profit
stockjobber
one who deals only with brokers or other jobbers
Type of:
merchandiser, merchant
a businessperson engaged in retail trade

n a firm engaged in trading

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car dealer
a firm that sells and buys cars
computer dealer
a firm that sells and buys computers
jewelry dealer, jewelry store
a firm that sells and buys jewelry
truck dealer
a firm that sells and buys trucks
Type of:
business firm, firm, house
the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments

n a seller of illicit goods

“a dealer in stolen goods”
Types:
drug dealer, drug peddler, drug trafficker, peddler, pusher
an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
Type of:
marketer, seller, trafficker, vender, vendor
someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money

n the person who distributes the playing cards in a card game

Type of:
card player
someone who plays (or knows how to play) card games

n the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account

Synonyms:
principal
Types:
broker-dealer
a financial specialist who trades for his own account and so acts both as a broker and principal
Type of:
financier, moneyman
a person skilled in large scale financial transactions

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