(British also scrap merchant)
A person who deals in scrap metal or other waste articles.
More example sentences
- Prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) are still terrible, an aluminum scrap dealer on the East Coast says.
- The project has seen scrap dealers sign up to a code of practice designed to prevent the crooks from selling on their ill-gotten goods.
- The aircraft did not leave the country and was later sold at auction and then purchased by a scrap dealer.