ticket scalper


noun

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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Examples from the Web for ticket scalper

  • His small shop is wedged in between a florist and a ticket-scalper.

    Paris Vistas|Helen Davenport Gibbons