stock·​bro·​ker | \ ˈstäk-ˌbrō-kər How to pronounce stockbroker (audio) \

Definition of stockbroker

: a broker who executes orders to buy and sell securities and often also acts as a security dealer

Other Words from stockbroker

stockbrokerage \ ˈstäk-​ˌbrō-​k(ə-​)rij How to pronounce stockbroker (audio) \ noun
stockbroking \ ˈstäk-​ˌbrō-​kiŋ How to pronounce stockbroker (audio) \ noun

Examples of stockbroker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Life With Father (1947), directed in three-strip Technicolor by Michael Curtiz, Lydon played Clarence Day Jr., the first of four redheaded sons of a stubborn well-to-do stockbroker in 1880’s New York City. Mike Barnes, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Mar. 2022 Her mom, a former stockbroker who stayed home to raise her daughters, took Kait to doctor after doctor but got no answers. Sandra Sobieraj Westfall,, 17 Mar. 2022 After cashing out of palm oil giant Wilmar over a decade ago, Lim (a former stockbroker) has been investing in property, healthcare and sports. Jonathan Burgos, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2022 According to prosecutors, Allen traveled in 2020 from his home state of Washington to California with an AR-15-style rifle, intending to harm a San Francisco stockbroker. Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times, 16 May 2022 An obituary on March 28 about Vera Gissing, who in 1939 was one of the many Jewish children evacuated from Czechoslovakia by the stockbroker Nicholas Winton, misstated the surnames of her parents. New York Times, 12 Apr. 2022 Raised in Far Rockaway, Queens, Icahn kicked off his career as a stockbroker in 1961 before buying a seat on the New York Stock Exchange and opening his own shop focused on risk arbitrage and options trading in 1968. Jonathan Ponciano, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2022 Richard Gilder, a stockbroker and longtime donor to the museum, who died in 2020, contributed $50 million to the project. New York Times, 28 Mar. 2022 There are certain professions that fluctuate depending on the headlines: stockbroker, news anchor, oligarch. Carrie Battan, The New Yorker, 19 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of stockbroker

circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

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“Stockbroker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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stock·​bro·​ker | \ ˈstäk-ˌbrō-kər How to pronounce stockbroker (audio) \

Kids Definition of stockbroker

: a person who handles orders to buy and sell stocks

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