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Meaning of JOBBER

Pronunciation:  'jâbur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers

JOBBER is a 6 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: middleman, wholesaler
 See Also: distributer, distributor, meat packer, packer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Job"ber\, n.
1. One who works by the job.

2. A dealer in the public stocks or funds; a stockjobber.

3. One who buys goods from importers, wholesalers, or
   manufacturers, and sells to retailers.

4. One who turns official or public business to private
   advantage; hence, one who performs low or mercenary work
   in office, politics, or intrigue.

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