Part of speech: noun

One who holds certificates of ownership, as in a stock company.

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Usage examples "stockholder":

  1. The especial stockholder stepped forward and tapped his finger on the desk. - "When Egypt Went Broke", Holman Day.
  2. Mr. Higginbotham was as well known at Parker's Falls as any citizen of the place, being part owner of the slitting mill, and a considerable stockholder in the cotton factories. - "From-Twice-Told-Tales", Hawthorne, Nathaniel.
  3. He had other property, but as the law made each stockholder liable for double the amount of his stock, that too was swallowed up and he thus utterly ruined. - "Grandmother Elsie", Martha Finley.