an act or instance of selling out.
an entertainment, as a show or athletic event, for which all the seats are sold.
Informal. a person who betrays a cause, organization, or the like; traitor.
Informal. a person who compromises his or her personal values, integrity, talent, or the like, for money or personal advancement.
verb (used with object), sold, selling. 1. to transfer (goods) to or render (services) for another in exchange for money; dispose of to a purchaser for a price: He sold the car to me for $1000. 2. to deal in; keep or offer for sale: He sells insurance. This store sells my favorite brand. 3. […]
- Sell someone down the river
sell someone down the river
- Sell someone on
Convince or persuade someone of the worth or desirability of something, as in They were hoping to sell enough legislators on their bill so that it would pass easily, or Dave was really sold on that new car. [ ; early 1900s ]
noun 1. the ratio of the quantity of goods sold by a retailer to the quantity originally delivered to it wholesale 2. the sale of prerecorded video cassettes or DVDs, as opposed to their being available for hire only adjective 3. (of prerecorded video cassettes or DVDs) sold in this way noun the percentage of […]