stocker

noun

stock·​er ˈstä-kər How to pronounce stocker (audio)
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
3

Example Sentences

He works as a produce stocker at the grocery store.
Recent Examples on the Web Blevins had an interview and got hired on the spot as an overnight stocker, a job that included unloading trucks, Yeatts said. Ben Finley, BostonGlobe.com, 27 Nov. 2022 Blevins had an interview and got hired on the spot as an overnight stocker, a job that included unloading trucks, Yeatts said. Anchorage Daily News, 27 Nov. 2022 Blevins had an interview and got hired on the spot as an overnight stocker, a job that included unloading trucks, Yeatts said. Ben Finley, Time, 27 Nov. 2022 So, instead of pursuing the next step in his football career after high school graduation, Stevenson started working at his neighborhood Wal-Mart as a stocker. Nicole Yang, BostonGlobe.com, 28 Sep. 2022 Current jobs available, according to the website, include cashiers, janitorial staff, bookkeeper, grocery stocker, food service, merchandise associates, managerial staff, human resources, and other slots. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, 19 Aug. 2022 The original Frank’s was founded by the Sherr and Weinberg families in the early 1940s on the east side of Detroit, Boyd said, and his dad started working there shortly after its opening as a stocker. Adrienne Roberts, Detroit Free Press, 13 Apr. 2022 Before becoming a police officer, Thao worked as a security guard, a stocker at a grocery store and a trainer at McDonald's. Harmeet Kaur And Nicole Chavez, CNN, 24 Jan. 2022 Adams -- a grocery stocker at Aldi and college student – had already been seeing a rheumatologist and physical therapist for a year because of painful partial dislocations in her hips and feet. Washington Post, 27 Dec. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of stocker was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Stocker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stocker. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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