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job·ber

 (jŏb′ər)
n.
1. One that buys merchandise from manufacturers and sells it to retailers.
2. One that works by the job or by the contract.
3. Chiefly British A middleman in the exchange of stocks and securities among brokers.

jobber

(ˈdʒɒbə)
n
1. (Stock Exchange) Brit short for stockjobber1
2. a person who jobs

job•ber

(ˈdʒɒb ər)

n.
1. a wholesale merchant, esp. one selling to retailers.
2. a pieceworker.
3. (formerly) a merchant dealing in special, odd, or job lots.
4. a person who practices jobbery.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jobber - someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customersjobber - someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
distributer, distributor - someone who markets merchandise
meat packer, packer - a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
Translations

jobber

[ˈdʒɒbəʳ] N (Brit) (St Ex) → corredor(a) m/f de Bolsa

jobber

[ˈdʒɒbər] n (British) (STOCK EXCHANGE) (also stockjobber) → négociant(e) en valeurs boursières

jobber

n
(St Ex) → Makler(in) m(f), → Börsenhändler(in) m(f)
(= casual worker)Gelegenheitsarbeiter(in) m(f)

jobber

[ˈdʒɒbəʳ] n (Brit) (Stock Exchange) → jobber m/f inv intermediario tra agenti di cambio
References in classic literature ?
It belonged to a job- master in a small way, who drove it himself, and who jobbed it by the day, or hour, to most of the old ladies in Hampton Court Palace; but it was a point of ceremony, in that encampment, that the whole equipage should be tacitly regarded as the private property of the jobber for the time being, and that the job-master should betray personal knowledge of nobody but the jobber in possession.
In surgery, having the least experience, and it being a business that spoke directly to the senses, he was most apt to distrust his own powers; but he had applied oils to several burns, cut round the roots of sundry defective teeth, and sewed up the wounds of numberless wood choppers, with considerable éclat, when an unfortunate jobber suffered a fracture of his leg by the tree that he had been felling.
Not to mention all the people alive who have made inventions that won't act, and all the jobbers who job in all the jobberies jobbed; though these may be regarded as the Alligators of the Dismal Swamp, and are always lying by to drag the Golden Dustman under.
He learned to know where to place his clients' money, which of the jobbers would make a price in New Zealands, and which would touch nothing but American rails, which might be trusted and which shunned.
The august jobbers assembled at Vienna, and carving out the kingdoms of Europe according to their wisdom, had such causes of quarrel among themselves as might have set the armies which had overcome Napoleon to fight against each other, but for the return of the object of unanimous hatred and fear.
I have been credibly informed, and am inclined to believe, that the various boards of directors of railway companies, those gigantic jobbers and bribers, while quarrelling about everything else, agreed together some ten years back to buy up the learned profession of medicine, body and soul.
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At Sandown three weeks ago, The Jobber found himself stuck in the widest stall of all, which led to him racing keenly on the outside of the pack and seeing plenty of daylight.
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Chairman Janet Jobber said: "We have plenty of lights to put up, including some new displays.