a stock salesperson, especially one who sells or promotes worthless securities.
British. a stock-exchange operator who acts as an intermediary between brokers.
- stock·job·ber·y, stockjobbing, noun
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How to use stockjobber in a sentence
The Rads have got hold of a stockjobber who is good for a thousand, and Maltman says they cannot fight him with less than that.Name and Fame | Adeline Sergeant
Sometimes it is of noble birth; and sometimes the spawn of a stockjobber.
It was about the year 1688 that the word stockjobber was first heard in London.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
Lame duck, a stockjobber who speculates beyond his capital, and cannot pay his losses.The Slang Dictionary | John Camden Hotten
It is droll to look back upon the movement which led public opinion to prefer a stockjobber to a gallant soldier.Rides on Railways | Samuel Sidney
British Dictionary definitions for stockjobber
British (formerly) a wholesale dealer on a stock exchange who sold securities to brokers without transacting directly with the public: Often shortened to: jobber See also market maker
US derogatory a stockbroker, esp one dealing in worthless securities
- stockjobbery or stockjobbing, noun
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