a person, as a speculator, who sells short.
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Related formsshort selling, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for short selling
finance the practice of selling commodities, securities, currencies, etc that one does not have in the expectation that falling prices will enable one to buy them in at a profit before they have to be delivered
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