stocker

noun
stock·​er | \ ˈstä-kər How to pronounce stocker (audio) \

Definition of stocker

1 : a young animal (such as a steer or heifer) suitable for being fed and fattened for market
2 : an animal (such as a heifer) suitable for use in a breeding establishment

Examples of stocker in a Sentence

He works as a produce stocker at the grocery store.
Recent Examples on the Web PriceSmart, which operates 46 membership warehouse club stores in Central America, the Caribbean and Colombia, described its median employee as a full-time merchandise stocker at its Trinidad warehouse who makes $9,491 annually. San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Sep. 2021 Part of the disparity stems from Black Americans being historically excluded from high-paying roles and relegated to low-wage positions like janitor, store stocker, nursing assistant and school bus driver, according to the McKinsey study. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 17 June 2021 Thao worked as a security guard, a stocker at a grocery store and trainer at McDonald's before becoming a police officer. Amir Vera, CNN, 20 Apr. 2021 Thao worked as a security guard, a stocker at a grocery store and trainer at McDonald's before becoming a police officer. Amir Vera, CNN, 20 Apr. 2021 Thao worked as a security guard, a stocker at a grocery store and trainer at McDonald's before becoming a police officer. Amir Vera, CNN, 20 Apr. 2021 Thao worked as a security guard, a stocker at a grocery store and trainer at McDonald's before becoming a police officer. Amir Vera, CNN, 20 Apr. 2021 In California, John worked as a gas station attendant overnight, a stocker in a liquor store during the day, then as a security guard, a bus boy and a waiter. Karina Bland, The Arizona Republic, 9 May 2021 Thao worked as a security guard, a stocker at a grocery store and trainer at McDonald's before becoming a police officer. Amir Vera, CNN, 20 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of stocker

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of stocker was in 1881

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8 Sep 2021

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“Stocker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stocker. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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stocker

noun

English Language Learners Definition of stocker

: a person whose job is to put products on a store's shelves, in a store's cases, etc.

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