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by-bidder

[ bahy-bid-er ]
/ ˈbaɪˌbɪd ər /
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noun
a person employed to bid at an auction in order to raise the prices for the auctioneer or seller.
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Origin of by-bidder

First recorded in 1875–80; by- + bidder

OTHER WORDS FROM by-bidder

by-bidding, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for by-bidder

by-bidder

noun
a bidder at an auction who bids up the price of an item for the benefit of a seller
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