Main meanings of merchanting in English

: merchanting1merchanting2

merchanting1

Pronunciation /ˈməːtʃ(ə)ntɪŋ/

noun

  • The action or practice of selling a product or products; the business of a trader or merchant.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Atlanta Constitution. From merchant or merchant + -ing.

Main meanings of merchanting in English

: merchanting1merchanting2

merchanting2

Pronunciation /ˈməːtʃ(ə)ntɪŋ/

adjective

  • Involved with the sale of a product or products; engaged in trade.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Glasgow Herald. From merchant or merchant + -ing.