sellout


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sell·out

 (sĕl′out′)
n.
1. The act of selling out.
2. An event for which all the tickets are sold.
3. Slang One who has betrayed one's principles or an espoused cause.

sell•out

(ˈsɛlˌaʊt)

n.
1. an entertainment for which all the seats are sold.
2. a person who betrays a cause, organization, principles, etc., esp. for money or personal advantage; traitor.
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sellout - an act of betrayal
betrayal, perfidy, treachery, treason - an act of deliberate betrayal

sellout

noun
Slang. An act of betraying:
Translations

sellout

[ˈselaʊt] N
1. (Theat) → lleno m, éxito m de taquilla
2. (= betrayal) → claudicación f, traición f

sellout

sell-out [ˈsɛllaʊt]
n
(= betrayal of principles) → retournement m de veste
(= concert, match) it was a sellout → tous les billets ont été vendus, cela s'est joué à guichets fermés
modif [match, concert] → à guichets fermés

sellout

[ˈsɛlˌaʊt] n
a. (Theatre) it was a selloutha fatto registrare il tutto esaurito
b. (betrayal, to enemy) → tradimento
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