See also: Dealer

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English delare, from Old English dǣlere, equivalent to deal +‎ -er. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Deeler, West Frisian dieler, Dutch deler, German Teiler, Swedish delare.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdiːlə(ɹ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːlə(r)

NounEdit

dealer (plural dealers)

  1. One who deals in goods, especially automobiles; a middleman.
    Synonyms: salesman, peddler
    That used car dealer gave me a great deal on my 1962 rusted-out Volkswagen bug!
  2. A drug dealer, one who peddles illicit drugs.
    Synonym: peddler
    • 1967, Leonard Cohen (lyrics and music), “The Stranger Song”, in Songs of Leonard Cohen:
      It's true that all the men you knew were dealers / Who said they were through with dealing
  3. A particular type of stock broker or trader.
  4. The person who deals the cards in a card game.

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FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English deal, suffixed with -er.

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VerbEdit

dealer

  1. (slang) to deal (drugs)
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English dealer.

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dealer m (plural dealers, feminine dealeuse)

  1. (slang) drug dealer

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English dealer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdileɾ/, [ˈd̪ileɾ]

NounEdit

dealer m (plural dealers)

  1. dealer