Definition of scalper in English:


Syllabification: scalp·er
Pronunciation: /ˈskalpər


  • A person who resells shares or tickets at a large or quick profit.
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    • I know that most people would give their right arm - and I think some of them must at the prices asked to get a ticket from the scalpers (ticket touts) - for a chance to go to the Masters but for me it actually is quite a bit of hassle.
    • Secondly, I could not believe the amount of scalpers (ticket touts to us) looking for tickets.
    • Although I would prefer to go by ship, I will not buy a ticket from scalpers.

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