[ stok-broh-ker ]
/ ˈstɒkˌbroʊ kər /


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

Origin of stockbroker

First recorded in 1700–10; stock + broker
Also called broker.

OTHER WORDS FROM stockbroker

stock·brok·er·age, stock brokerage [stok-broh-ker-ij] /ˈstɒkˌbroʊ kər ɪdʒ/, nounstock·brok·ing, stock·brok·er·ing, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for stockbroker

/ (ˈstɒkˌbrəʊkə) /


a person who buys and sells securities on a commission basis for customersOften shortened to: broker

Derived forms of stockbroker

stockbrokerage (ˈstɒkˌbrəʊkərɪdʒ) or stockbroking, noun
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