a competition among potential buyers, or among those selling a service, to place the winning bid; a situation in which competitors outbid one another repeatedly to gain an advantage
When asked about the bidding war over their wedding photos, Pratt chuckles.
In a neat line, his agent, beginning a bidding war, promised: “Michiko Kakutani will flip for this.”
What did it feel like to be at the center of a bidding war for your very first novel?
Since its publication in January, Incarceron has already hit the Times list and inspired a bidding war for its film rights.
McDonnell was poised to be the beneficiary of a bidding war among the biggest law firms.
Champagne would flow and a bidding war would break out over the funniest and most magical things.
The New York Times is dispensing advice on how to win a bidding war in the brutally competitive local market.
This house triggered a bidding war that garnered 168 offers.