a person who conducts sales by auction.
to auction (something).
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How to use auctioneer in a sentence
As the auctioneer noted at the opening of the bid, Alice Neel is having a moment.“A Fascinating, Sexy, Intellectually Compelling, Unregulated Global Market.” (Ep. 484) | Stephen J. Dubner | December 2, 2021 | Freakonomics
Sprenkle graduated from high school in May and has been working at his family’s tire shop while studying to be an auctioneer and taking care of his grandparents.
For that reason, an original Banksy print called Morons, a lampooning of the auctioneer market, was able to sell as a digital token for $380,000 in March even after it was completely burned in a livestreamed video.
In 2008, Gilkes joined Phillips, eventually becoming its chief auctioneer.
The auctioneer talks about knowing and employing royalty, and celebrity big spenders.
Working there gave him his first experience of attention (he was much younger than your typical auctioneer).
So when Chicago auctioneer Gabe Fajuri first got a cold call from Collins describing the box, he was skeptical.
"$450,000," called the auctioneer, pointing to a bidder in the crowd at Christie's.Leonardo DiCaprio’s Big Christie’s Auction Brings in $38.8 Million | Isabel Wilkinson | May 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
If the auctioneer could afterward do this he might change the name, substitute another, and so perpetrate a fraud.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
The seller or owner therefore is not bound by any terms stated by the auctioneer differing from those given to him.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
I don't talk loud, and anyhow, they're listening to the auctioneer.Patchwork | Anna Balmer Myers
From the landing already he could hear the voice of the auctioneer.The Child of Pleasure | Gabriele D'Annunzio
The highest offer has me, your ladyship; he's but a poor auctioneer that knocks down his ware when only one bidder is present.Rookwood | William Harrison Ainsworth
British Dictionary definitions for auctioneer
a person who conducts an auction by announcing the lots and controlling the bidding
(tr) to sell by auction
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