An example of wholesale used as an adjective is the term "wholesale prices," which means the prices for buying a lot of items at once.
An example of wholesale used as an adverb is the term "wholesale shopping," which means purchasing a lot a similar item at once.
An example of wholesale is the sale of 200 candles at once.
A wholesale produce market; wholesale goods; wholesale prices.
To reject proposals wholesale.
- in wholesale quantities or at wholesale prices
- at wholesale
- extensively, sweepingly, or indiscriminately