sellouts

sellout

[sel-out]
noun
1.
an act or instance of selling out.
2.
an entertainment, as a show or athletic event, for which all the seats are sold.
3.
Informal. a person who betrays a cause, organization, or the like; traitor.
4.
Informal. a person who compromises his or her personal values, integrity, talent, or the like, for money or personal advancement.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase sell out

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sellout definition


  1. n.
    the event of selling all of something. (Advertising.) : Come to our gigantic sellout of all name-brand merchandise!
  2. n.
    a betrayal. (See also sell (so) out.) : Any one of you could have stood up for me. What a sellout!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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