salesgirl

noun
sales·​girl | \ ˈsālz-ˌgər(-ə)l How to pronounce salesgirl (audio) \

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Examples of salesgirl in a Sentence

a salesgirl in a department store
Recent Examples on the Web Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler Department store salesgirl and photographer Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) is instantly enthralled by a new customer, the wealthy (almost) divorcée Carol Aird (Cate Blanchett). New York Times, "Do Patricia Highsmith Novels Make Good Films?," 8 Apr. 2021 Once the salesgirl had disappeared in back, Justine put my sneakers into the empty Prada box and pushed her old lug sole Mary Janes toward me. Forsyth Harmon, refinery29.com, "You Wear My Shoes," 3 Mar. 2021 Justine grabbed a black Mary Jane and shook it in the salesgirl’s face. Forsyth Harmon, refinery29.com, "You Wear My Shoes," 3 Mar. 2021 Here is Göring trying to grope a salesgirl at the movies; here is Hitler, in evening clothes, on the Kurfürstendamm, caressing a woman with one hand and distributing propaganda with the other. Mireille Juchau, The New Yorker, "How Dreams Change Under Authoritarianism," 7 Nov. 2019 But the roof garden where saleswomen (referred to as salesgirls back then) took the air and promenaded a century ago is still there, latticework and all. Ralph Blumenthal And Sandra Roff, New York Times, "Attention 1916 Shoppers: The Doctor Is In," 4 Mar. 2018 Fit salesgirls, baristas, and 40-something moms capered around me in yoga pants and tiny tank tops. Monica Corcoran Harel, Marie Claire, "Scale and the City," 24 Sep. 2013 Fit salesgirls, baristas, and 40-something moms capered around me in yoga pants and tiny tank tops. Monica Corcoran Harel, Marie Claire, "Scale and the City," 24 Sep. 2013 But the roof garden where saleswomen (referred to as salesgirls back then) took the air and promenaded a century ago is still there, latticework and all. Ralph Blumenthal And Sandra Roff, New York Times, "Attention 1916 Shoppers: The Doctor Is In," 4 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of salesgirl

1887, in the meaning defined above

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20 Apr 2021

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“Salesgirl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salesgirl. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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salesgirl

noun

English Language Learners Definition of salesgirl

old-fashioned + sometimes offensive : a woman (especially a young woman) whose job is to sell things

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