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1. Chiefly British A stock-exchange operator who deals only with brokers.
2. A stockbroker, especially an unscrupulous one.

stock′job′bing n.


1. (Stock Exchange) Brit (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
2. (Stock Exchange) derogatory US a stockbroker, esp one dealing in worthless securities
ˈstockˌjobbery, ˈstockˌjobbing n


(ˈstɒkˌdʒɒb ər)

a stockbroker, esp. one who sells worthless securities.
stock′job`bing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stockjobber - one who deals only with brokers or other jobbers
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
stock trader - someone who buys and sells stock shares


[ˈstɒkˌdʒɒbəʳ] N (Brit) → agiotista mf
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