1. someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold

Similar word(s): bargainer, monger, trader

Definition categories: person, merchandiser, merchant

2. a firm engaged in trading

Definition categories: group, firm, house

3. a seller of illicit goods

- a dealer in stolen goods

Definition categories: person, marketer, seller, trafficker, vender, vendor

4. the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account

Similar word(s): principal

Definition categories: person, financier, moneyman

5. the person who distributes the playing cards in a card game

Definition categories: person

Sentences with dealer as a noun:

- That used car dealer gave me a great deal on my 1962 rusted-out Volkswagen bug!