Pronunciation: (spek'yu-lā"tur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/speculator.html on line 75 [key]
1. a person who is engaged in commercial or financial speculation.
2. a person who makes advance purchases of tickets, as to games or theatrical performances, that are likely to be in demand, for resale later at a higher price.
3. a person who is devoted to mental speculation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.