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  • n. Plural form of sellout.

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Examples

  • I think artists have a high chance of being called sellouts when the public doesn't consider their success proportional to their efforts.

    Selling Out

  • The so-called sellouts are a product of two things: slimebag ticket scalpers who try to buy every available ticket and unsuspecting dupes who buy the tickets without any idea how bad it is.

    In Defense of Ashe

  • What they fear is being called sellouts and traitors by their own.

    CNN Transcript Apr 6, 2009

  • Do open source firms that sell to large, proprietary software companies risk being dubbed sellouts by the community that's helped them develop their software?

    Oracle's New Enemy

  • Malcolm X called sellouts "house Negros" and King stated that there are many blacks in America "who will seek profit for themselves alone from the struggle."

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Dimmu Borgir started out writing songs for virgin sacrifices, gave that up to record with orchestras (it's hard to say which is more unholy), and wound up getting called sellouts in the process, even though they basically always sounded the same.

    Chicago Reader

  • Also, funny how sports people are never called sellouts for 'sucking the corporate cock' but are regularly referred to as artists ....

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

  • "Also, funny how sports people are never called sellouts for 'sucking the corporate cock' but are regularly referred to as artists ...." jesus_son @guntrip | Send note | 6 Apr '09, 16: 24 | Reply

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

  • Those who had the temerity to broach these subjects and -- heaven forbid -- actually express a view contrary to The New Orthodoxy were summarily dismissed as "sellouts" or "insensitive."

    The New Intolerance

  • Viewed from this perspective, Rick Sanchez's recent claim that Latinos working at the more openly biased Fox News were "sellouts" raises questions about what kind of house Sanchez thinks he lives in.

    Roberto Lovato: This is About CNN: Anti-Dobbs Movement Not Just Targeting Dobbs

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