agiotage

noun agio·tage \ˌa-zhə-ˈtäzh, -jə-; ˈa-j(ē-)ə-tij\

Definition of agiotage

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  speculative buying or selling of stocks :  stockjobbing

  2. 2 :  exchange business

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Origin and Etymology of agiotage

French, from agioter to practice stockjobbing (from agio stockjobbing, from Italian aggio, agio) + -age


First Known Use: 1792


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