Jobber

Noun

  • (US, business) A type of intermediary in the apparel industry, as well as others, who buys excess merchandise from brand owners and manufacturers, and sells to retailers at prices that are 20-70% below wholesale. Because of the negative connotations of the word "jobber," they are now referred to by the more politically-correct term - "Off-price specialists."
  • (professional wrestling slang) a performer whose primary role is to lose to established talent.
  • (business) An intermediary who buys and sells merchandise.
  • (obsolete, Britain, finance) A promoter or broker of stocks for investment.

    "An act to restrain the number and ill practice of brokers and stock jobbers: 8 & 9 Wm. 3, ch. 32 (1697) [legislation of English parliament]"

  • (archaic) One who works by the job and recruit other people(as in the 19th Century).
  • (Britain, finance) A market maker on the stock exchange
  • A thing (often used in a vague way to refer to something the name of which one cannot recall).

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