In professional wrestling, a wrestler that always loses, i.e., a day-to-day worker. From this word, the verb "job" originated, and from it, the verb "job," which is probably the most common usage today. Classic jobbers have plain tights, a generic name, and possibly a mask; anything else and they border on being jtts. In modern wrestling, the use of jobbers has decreased signifigantly, outside of luchadors.

Job"ber (?), n.

1.

One who works by the job.

2.

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

[Eng.]

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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