Definition of auctioneer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌɔːkʃəˈnɪə(r)//
, BrE//ˌɒkʃəˈnɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɔːkʃəˈnɪr//
The art world
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a person whose job is to direct an auction and sell the goods ‘Yours for £200,’ said the auctioneer. See related entries: The art world
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: auctioneer