Definition of Ticket tout

1. Noun. Someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit.

Exact synonyms: Tout
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland
Generic synonyms: Scalper

Definition of Ticket tout

1. Noun. (British) A person who resells tickets for events at more than the official price. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ticket Tout

ticket agent
ticket book
ticket booth
ticket collector
ticket designator
ticket holder
ticket inspector
ticket inspectors
ticket line
ticket office
ticket offices
ticket stub
ticket taker
ticket tout (current term)
ticket touts
ticket window
tickety boo

Literary usage of Ticket tout

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hans Christian Andersen: A Biography by Robert Nisbet Bain (1895)
"A ticket tout close by, observing him, came up and offered him a ticket, and Andersen, innocently supposing in his ignorance that the man meant to make him ..."

2. Thailand by Christopher Evans, Lindsey Evans (2006)
"The two-hour safari was suggested and I eventually bartered the ticket tout down to a bare 30 minutes. ..."

3. A la Maison française: conversation and composition by Léopold Napoléon Cardon, Raymond Weeks (1920)
"Quelque est adverbe devant un nombre. poinçonner un billet, to punch a ticket. tout le long du voyage, during the whole trip. ..."

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