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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person or organization that engages in the practice of disposing of items or stock (for money)which one does not currently possess.

Usage examples (35)
  • Fear now trumps greed, while the short-seller and cash are kings.
  • Unless you're a short-seller, corrections like this are never any fun.
  • All this could be seen as bolstering the case for short-seller James Chanos.
  • We also need full disclosure and transparency by short-seller critics -- for sure too. for more
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