dealer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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.
  5. One who deals or metes out anything.
    • 2018, Kate Stanley, Practices of Surprise in American Literature after Emerson (page 90)
      Dealt a decisive blow, Newman himself becomes a vengeful dealer of blows, perpetuating the repetitive cycle of repression and eruption []

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English deal, suffixed with -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dealer

  1. (slang) to deal (drugs)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English dealer.

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Noun[edit]

dealer m (plural dealers, feminine dealeuse)

  1. (slang) drug dealer

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English dealer, from Middle English delare, from Old English dǣlere. Doublet of diler.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [d̪eˈalər]
  • Hyphenation: dé‧a‧lêr

Noun[edit]

dealer (first-person possessive dealerku, second-person possessive dealermu, third-person possessive dealernya)

  1. dealer:
    1. distributor
      Synonyms: agen, bandar, distributor, pemasok, penyalur, penyuplai, tauke, pengedar
    2. drug dealer

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdi.lɛr/
  • Rhymes: -ilɛr
  • Syllabification: dea‧ler

Noun[edit]

dealer m pers (feminine dealerka)

  1. Alternative spelling of diler.

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Derived terms[edit]

noun
adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • dealer in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • dealer in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English dealer.

Noun[edit]

dealer m (plural dealeri)

  1. dealer

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English dealer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdileɾ/, [ˈd̪i.leɾ]

Noun[edit]

dealer m (plural dealers)

  1. dealer

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.