What does the word wholesale mean?

Usage examples for wholesale

  1. The coffee- man wanted to buy tenderflops wholesale from us, but we wouldn't sell him any. – Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  2. Go into the wholesale houses, from door to door- until you find a job. – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  3. Formerly mankind dwelt in such dispersed isolation that wholesale contact of distant, diverse stocks was practically impossible. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard