Share this entry

Share this page

estate agent

Syllabification: es·tate a·gent

Definition of estate agent in English:


A real estate agent.
Example sentences
  • An estate agent might be on the side of the seller, but he or she will never knowingly say something that's not true, Craig says.
  • One estate agent in the Outer Hebrides has sold 24 properties in the past two months, four times as many as usual.
  • However, the estate agent is offering a 755-acre farm for the same price in East Yorkshire.


estate agency

Example sentences
  • During the court hearing, the chairman of the magistrates noted that the estate agency had been found guilty of a similar offence less than a year earlier and appeared not to have changed its practices.

Definition of estate agent in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day apathetic
Pronunciation: ˌapəˈTHedik
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern