Definition of stockjobber in English:

stockjobber

noun

North American
derogatory
  • A stockbroker.

    • ‘In the same period, English investors slowly overcame a long-standing suspicion of stockjobbers and the share markets.’
    • ‘My friend the stockjobber closed his book, turned his back on his pitch, and walked with me off the Stock Exchange floor, down Throgmorton Street and into Bill Bentley's fish house.’
    • ‘A second reason, certainly understood by the infamous stockjobbers crowding the coffee houses of Exchange Alley, was the option value of defaulting on future installments in case the stock began to lose value in the market.’
    • ‘At the end of the novel she marries the stockjobber, a leading promoter of the American railway scheme.’

Pronunciation

stockjobber

/ˈstäkˌjäbər//ˈstɑkˌdʒɑbər/