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Definition of "dealer" []

  • One that is engaged in buying and selling: a used-car dealer; a drug dealer. (noun)
  • Games The one who distributes cards. (noun)
  • A person or firm engaged in commercial purchase and sale; trader (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The person who distributes the cards (noun)
  • A person who sells illegal drugs (noun)

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Use "dealer" in a sentence
  • "Not everyone approved of the designs, however, and Philadelphia coin dealer Samuel H. Chapman was one of the most vigorous in opposition."
  • "Fort Worth coin dealer B. Max Mehl, a tireless promoter of the coin hobby throughout the first half of the 20th century, included the sale in his May 1950 Golden Jubilee Sale, featuring the Jerome Kern Collection and other properties."
  • "A well-known coin dealer of his time, Haseltine, who was born in Philadelphia on September 6, 1838, served as a captain in the Civil War with the second regiment of the Pennsylvania Cavalry."