1. [ noun ] (work,business) someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
Synonyms: trader monger bargainer
Related terms: merchant draper fishmonger mercer barterer ironmonger stock_trader costermonger cutler art_dealer seedsman slopseller stamp_dealer fence bibliopole tobbaconist cheesemonger horse_trader peddle
2. [ noun ] (business) a firm engaged in trading
Related terms: firm jewelry_dealer car_dealer truck_dealer computer_dealer deal
3. [ noun ] (criminal law,work,business) a seller of illicit goods
Synonyms: trafficker

"a trafficker in stolen cars"

Related terms: seller pusher deal
4. [ noun ] (finance) the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account
Synonyms: principal
Related terms: financier broker-dealer deal
5. [ noun ] (cards,games) the person who distributes the playing cards in a card game
Related terms: card_player deal
Similar spelling:   Deller