stockbroker

noun
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

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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 The Wolf of Wall Street, about stockbroker Jordan Belfort. Angela Watercutter, Wired, "GameStop Makes This a Good Time to Rewatch The Big Short," 29 Jan. 2021 Her parents had met in journalism school, at the University of Missouri, but one ended up a stockbroker and the other a homemaker. Eric Boodman @ericboodman, STAT, "Sharon Begley, path-breaking science journalist who spun words into gold, dies at 64," 17 Jan. 2021 His dad introduced him to a Black stockbroker in Chicago, one who became a role model to Rogers, showing that Black people work in finance, too. CBS News, "Stocks are soaring, but most Black people are missing out," 12 Oct. 2020 Reiff’s mother worked, running a doctor’s office, and her father was a stockbroker. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, "Container Store CEO’s favorite collection doesn’t need storing," 24 Dec. 2020 His dad introduced him to a Black stockbroker in Chicago, one who became a role model to Rogers, showing that Black people work in finance, too. CBS News, "Stocks are soaring, but most Black people are missing out," 12 Oct. 2020 Rory, a Londoner of working-class roots who found success as a New York stockbroker, moves back to the United Kingdom to capitalize on the economic boom times of the Margaret Thatcher era. David Sims, The Atlantic, "The Nest Is a Haunted-House Movie Without Ghosts," 27 Nov. 2020 John Schoenewolf Winter, son of Henry Leslie Winter, a stockbroker, and his wife, Rhetta Schoenewolf Winter, was born in Baltimore. Frederick N. Rasmussen, baltimoresun.com, "John S. ‘Jack’ Winter, retired stockbroker and naval aviator, dies," 4 Nov. 2020 After retiring from football, Mr. Orr became a stockbroker in Atlanta and was an assistant coach and broadcaster for the Atlanta Falcons. Washington Post, "Jimmy Orr, Baltimore Colts receiver with nose for the end zone, dies at 85," 30 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of stockbroker

circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stockbroker was circa 1706

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“Stockbroker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stockbroker. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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stockbroker

noun

English Language Learners Definition of stockbroker

: someone whose job is to buy and sell shares of stock for other people

stockbroker

noun
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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