- The definition of a commission merchant is someone who buys or sells products for a percentage of the sales price.
An example of a commission merchant is a car sales person who makes 2% of the ticket price of each car they sell.
commission merchant definition by Webster's New World
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a person who buys or sells goods for others on a commission basis
commission merchant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One that buys and sells goods for others on a commission basis.