Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

salesman

play
noun sales·man \ˈsālz-mən\

Simple Definition of salesman

  • : a person (especially a man) whose job is to sell things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of salesman

  1. :  one who sells in a given territory, in a store, or by telephone

Examples of salesman in a sentence

  1. He was the company's best salesman last year.

  2. <a furniture salesman followed us around the whole time we looked for a new couch>



1523

First Known Use of salesman

1523

Rhymes with salesman


SALESMAN Defined for Kids

salesman

play
noun sales·man \ˈsālz-mən\

Definition of salesman for Students

plural

salesmen

\-mən\
  1. :  a person who sells goods or services in a particular geographic area, in a store, or by telephone





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up salesman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to criticize in a loud and angry way

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

frenetic lazy melancholy philistine
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ