Definition of consignor in US English:

consignor

noun

  • See consign

    • ‘The expectations of the consignors have adjusted to the market over the last year, and the buyers have just jumped right in.’
    • ‘Only the consignor and the auction house know the reserve.’
    • ‘This is an extremely positive action on the part of the sales company and our consignors in an effort to accommodate buyers.’
    • ‘We talked to a couple of consignors and, with their approval, we're going to move them into a tent area with temporary stalls for the sale.’
    • ‘‘It must raise serious questions as to whether the ministry, currently at least, can be regarded credibly as a waste consignor,’ they concluded.’

Pronunciation

consignor

/kənˈsaɪnər//kənˈsīnər/