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vendor

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Definition someone who sells goods or services
  • My school is looking for a new vendor to provide food and service in the cafeteria.
vendor = someone who sells a good or service
  • Vendors move along the lines of stalled traffic selling flowers, soft drinks and live kittens.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • vendors = people who sells goods or services
  • But she came back with a bag of roasted chestnuts from a street vendor.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
  • vendor = someone who sells things
  • A tamale vendor calls out as he rounds the corner.
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • vendor = someone who sells goods or services
  • He waved at one of the hot dog vendors.
    Robert Lipsyte  --  The Contender
  • vendors = someone who sells goods or services
  • I went to the small shop as I did each morning, Puli in eager step beside me, and the vendor hailed me as an old customer.
    Kamala Markandaya  --  Nectar in a Sieve
  • The defendant puts in a plea of incompetency on the part of the vendor: this is the legal question to be resolved.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • Departing, he visited a movie theater, where, uncharacteristically, he chatted with an usher and a candy vendor.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • The vendor observing this, increased in loquacity.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • Hazy clean sunlight of a town out of the range of the coal vendors.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Neither Barbara, nor Frank, nor John, nor I could keep the gang away from the souvenir vendors that flourished on every corner.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • In Charleston, black vendors began to sell fresh tomatoes and okra in the city market.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Everyone carries at least a little cash—for the occasional vendor on the sidewalk, the Pepsi machine, the kid who brings the pizza.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • Behind her was a vendor's table full of tourist souvenirs, and a poster that read: NEW MEXICO: LAND OF ENCHANTMENT.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Then there was silence, except for the vendors who were crying nuts and gingerbread.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • He was testing the chicken of a new vendor; so far it tasted the same and cost ten percent less.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • They would be poking fun at the vendors with their damp, rosy faces, fanning themselves beneath the canopies of their booths.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • In the morning I woke up early and packed all my belongings into a bunch of cheap nylon bags I had bought from a street vendor a few days before.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • The vendor looked at me, puzzled, as though he did not wish to unload such a baggage on the generous white man.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • A jingling music starts up and the air around her surges with the ricocheting voices of vendors hawking toasted corn and toy rockets.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban

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