- the steward or manager of a landed estate.
- a real-estate agent; realtor.
Origin of estate agent
First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for estate agent
The estate-agent's wife is the only one who does not join in the chorus.
"You have made a mistake," he repeats, addressing the estate-agent's wife.
"The best thing you can do is to consult an estate-agent," said Karel.Small Souls
That, Louie thought, would be Mrs. Leggat, the wife of the estate-agent's clerk.The Story of Louie
I've got the report of the estate-agent and I've seen the stage-doorkeeper of the New Avenue!The Green Eyes of Bst
- British an agent concerned with the valuation, management, lease, and sale of propertyUsual US and Canadian name: real-estate agent
- the administrator of a large landed property, acting on behalf of its owner; estate manager
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