Auctioneer - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɔːkʃəˈnɪr|  American pronunciation of the word auctioneer
Brit.  |ɔːkʃəˈnɪə|  British pronunciation of the word auctioneer

noun

- an agent who conducts an auction

verb

- sell at an auction (syn: auction)

Examples

The auctioneer started the bidding at $100.

...the auctioneer mistook my nod for a bid, and I ended up buying a painting I don't even like...

The auctioneer called the bids

Word forms

noun
singular: auctioneer
plural: auctioneers
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