Meaning of BIDDER in English


ˈbidə(r) noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English biddere, from Old English, petitioner, from biddan to entreat + -ere -er — more at bid

: a person who bids: as

a. : one that commands or orders

b. : the giver of an invitation

c. : the maker of a bid (as at an auction or in a card game)

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