from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A service mark used for a real-estate agent affiliated with the National Association of Realtors. This service mark often occurs in print in lowercase and in the plural as well: "The economic aftershocks are already rippling through the area's non-defense businesses, from realtors to pizzerias” ( New York Times).

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  • n. a real estate agent who is a member of the National Association of Realtors


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  • I've heard it sometimes also pronouncedly pronounced "reel-a-tor"

    September 22, 2013

  • reel-tor

    September 21, 2013