bidder bidder  /ˈbɪ dər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who makes an offer
  2. (n) someone who makes a bid at cards

Usage(s):

  1. And when work gets auctioned off to the lowest bidder, your job gets a lot more stressful.
  2. Instead he may auction off this privilege to the highest bidder and use the proceeds to protect the species in their original Brazilian habitat.
  3. For guys at an online auction, it's not just the getting that counts, it's the crushing of another bidder's acquisitive spirit.

News

  1. St. Louis County sides with highest bidder for towing, costs residents $100 more

    (KMOV.com) -- The company St. Louis County picked for towing wrecked cars for police in the Affton area was the highest bidder. For residents, that means their car has to be towed from an accident in the area, they’ll pay more than $100 more than if the accident’s somewhere else.               St. Louis County police contract with tow companies to haul away cars damaged in acccidents. The county ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KMOV St. Louis

  2. John Dear: "Bidder 70"--the Great New Documentary about Climate Activist Tim DeChristopher

    "Bidder 70"--The Great New Documentary about Climate Activist Tim DeChristopher By John Dear Edward Snowden's revelation last week to The Guardian that the U.S. government...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  3. Report says Sumner has chosen bidder for sale of Sumner Meadows Golf Course; city says nothing decided

    Brokers in Seattle say the city of Sumner has chosen Principal Financial Group as the winning bidder for the city’s golf course, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Tacoma News Tribune

Quotes

  1. Parker said US Airways remains "a disciplined and determined bidder for Delta."
    on Dec 19, 2006 By: Doug Parker Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution (registration)

  2. "The money generated by this sale will make an early significant contribution to the crucial task of reducing the public sector debt," Hammond said. "But the sale will also bring benefits to passengers as the successful private bidder will be...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Philip Hammond Source: AFP

  3. "The winning bidder should be a good partner for America's commerce and security and I expect it will go through the regulatory process smoothly, easily, and successfully," said New York Senator Charles Schumer, one of the most vocal opponents...
    on Dec 11, 2006 By: Charles Schumer Source: Advertiser Adelaide

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