Wholesale


Wholesale
Wholesale Whole"sale`, a. 1. Pertaining to, or engaged in, trade by the piece or large quantity; selling to retailers or jobbers rather than to consumers; as, a wholesale merchant; the wholesale price. [1913 Webster]

2. Extensive and indiscriminate; as, wholesale slaughter. ``A time for wholesale trust.'' --Mrs. Humphry Ward. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.