stockbroker

[ stok-broh-ker ]
/ ˈstɒkˌbroʊ kər /

noun

a broker, especially one employed by a member firm of a stock exchange, who buys and sells stocks and other securities for customers.

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Origin of stockbroker

First recorded in 1700–10; stock + broker

Also called broker.

Related formsstock·brok·er·age, stock brokerage [stok-broh-ker-ij] /ˈstɒkˌbroʊ kər ɪdʒ/, nounstock·brok·ing, stock·brok·er·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for stockbroker

stockbroker

/ (ˈstɒkˌbrəʊkə) /

noun

a person who buys and sells securities on a commission basis for customersOften shortened to: broker
Derived Formsstockbrokerage (ˈstɒkˌbrəʊkərɪdʒ) or stockbroking, noun

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Word Origin and History for stockbroker

stockbroker

1706, from stock (n.2) + broker.

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