who serves as an agent or intermediary in negotiating contracts.
n. 1. One who transacts business for another; an agent.
2. (Law) An agent employed to effect bargains and contracts, as
a middleman or negotiator, between other persons, for a compensation
commonly called brokerage. He takes no possession, as broker, of
the subject matter of the negotiation. He generally contracts in
the names of those who employ him, and not in his own.
3. A dealer in money, notes, bills of exchange, etc.
4. A dealer in secondhand goods.
5. A pimp or procurer.Bill broker
one who buys and sells notes and bills of exchange.
an operator in stocks (not a member of the Stock Exchange) who executes
orders by running from office to office, or by transactions on the
one who buys and sells uncurrent money, and deals in exchanges relating
one who is agent in procuring insurance on vessels, or against fire.