jobber n : someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers [syn: middleman, wholesaler]
- An intermediary who buys and sells merchandise.
- In the United States, a jobber is most commonly referred to intermediaries in the apparel industry, who buy excess merchadise from brand owners and manufacturers, and sell 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."
- a market maker on the stock exchange
- (professional wrestling slang) In professional wrestling, a performer whose primary role is to lose to established talent.
- An uncool person; A person that is consistenly screwing up situations and doing dumb things. (Calling someone a jobber has similar connotations to calling them a 'douchebag')
A jobber may refer to:
- In the United States, an intermediary in the apparel industry who buys excess merchandise from manufacturers and brand owners and sells to retailers at prices that are typically 20-70% below wholesale. Because of the emergence of the discount retail sector since the 1990s, jobbers have grown in stature and are more appropriately referred to as "off-price specialists."
- Jobber (book), a book wholesaler
- Jobber (fuel), a middleman in the fuel industry
- Job (professional wrestling), the deliberate loss of a match
- Stockjobber, a dealer in financial securities
- Jobbing house, a type of wholesale business
- Jobber, a length of drill bit (Drill bit sizes)
- Jobber, A burt/scot that has taken a beating from Kvolcom
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