job lot


Definition of job lot

1 : a miscellaneous collection of goods for sale as a lot usually to a retailer
2 : a miscellaneous and usually inferior collection or group

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The warehouse bought the pieces as a job lot.

First Known Use of job lot

1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Job lot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of job lot

British : a collection of goods that are being sold as a group

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