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scalper

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Noun
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scalp=er

CIDE DICTIONARY

scalpern. 
  •  One who, or that which, scalps.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Same as Scalping iron, under Scalping.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A broker who, dealing on his own account, tries to get a small and quick profit from slight fluctuations of the market.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person who buys and sells the unused parts of railroad tickets.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person who buys tickets for entertainment or sports events and sells them at a profit, often at a much higher price. Also, ticket scalper.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scalper, n.
1 a person or thing that scalps (esp. in sense 4 of v.).
2 (also scauper, scorper) an engraver's tool for hollowing out woodcut or linocut designs.

Etymology
SCALP + -ER(1): sense 2 also f. L scalper cutting tool f. scalpere carve

THESAURUS

scalper

adventurer, agent, big operator, clerk, floorwalker, gunslinger, lame duck, margin purchaser, operator, plunger, sales agent, sales engineer, sales force, sales manager, sales personnel, salesclerk, salesgirl, saleslady, salesman, salespeople, salesperson, saleswoman, seller, selling agent, shop assistant, shop clerk, smart operator, speculator, stag, store clerk, ticket scalper

ROGET THESAURUS

scalper

Stock Market

N stock market, stock exchange, securities exchange, bourse, board, the big board, the New York Stock Exchange, the market, the open market, over-the-counter market, privately traded issues, commodities exchange, futures exchange, futures market, the pit, the floor, ticker, stock ticker, quotation, stock index, market index, the Dow Jones Index, the Dow Industrials, the transportation index, utilities, the utilities index, the New York Stock Exchange index, the Nikkei index, the Financial Times index, the FTI, the over-the-counter index, NASDAQ index, broker, stockbroker, jobber, stock dealer, odd-lot dealer, specialist, investor, speculator, operator, bull, buyer, bear, short seller, scalper, arbitrager, arbitrageur, stockholder, share-holder, stockholder of record, bond holder, coupon- clipper, investment, speculation.


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