- an unauthorized ticket speculator who buys tickets to a performance or sports event and resells them at inflated prices.
Origin of ticket scalper
First recorded in 1875–80
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His small shop is wedged in between a florist and a ticket-scalper.Paris Vistas
Helen Davenport Gibbons