stockjobber

noun
stock·​job·​ber | \ ˈstäk-ˌjä-bər How to pronounce stockjobber (audio) \

Definition of stockjobber

: one who deals in stocks: such as
a : a member of the London Stock Exchange who deals speculatively with brokers or other jobbers and usually specializes in one class of securities

called also jobber

b usually disparaging : stockbroker

First Known Use of stockjobber

1604, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About stockjobber

Time Traveler for stockjobber

Time Traveler

The first known use of stockjobber was in 1604

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near stockjobber

stock-job

stockjobber

stockjobbing

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for stockjobber

Cite this Entry

“Stockjobber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stockjobber. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!