- noun the practice of buying and selling things
- noun the business of buying and selling on the stock exchange, commodity markets or currency markets
- noun the business of buying and selling goods
- adjective involved in a relationship, ‘seeing someone’. A fashionable term from the older adolescent’s lexicon of dating, heard from the later 1990s. The word had been used in the same sense by public schoolgirls in the 1960s.