floorwalker

noun

floor·​walk·​er ˈflȯr-ˌwȯ-kər How to pronounce floorwalker (audio)
: a person employed in a retail store to oversee the salespeople and aid customers

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Trial attorney Ed Williams, the only child of a department store floorwalker in Hartford, attended HC on a financial need scholarship and graduated in 1941. Dan Shaughnessy, BostonGlobe.com, 29 Jan. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of floorwalker was in 1876

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Cite this Entry

“Floorwalker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floorwalker. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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