upset price


noun

the lowest price at which a person is permitted to bid for something being sold at auction.

Nearby words

  1. upsa-daisy,
  2. upsadaisy,
  3. upsala,
  4. upscale,
  5. upset,
  6. upset the applecart,
  7. upsetting,
  8. upsetting lever,
  9. upsetting moment,
  10. upshift

Origin of upset price

First recorded in 1805–15

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British Dictionary definitions for upset price

upset price

/ (ˈʌpˌsɛt) /

noun

another name (esp Scot, US, and Canadian) for reserve price
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