salesman

noun sales·man \ ˈsālz-mən \

Definition of salesman

: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

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First Known Use of salesman

1523


SALESMAN Defined for English Language Learners

salesman

noun

Definition of salesman for English Language Learners

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


SALESMAN Defined for Kids

salesman

noun sales·man \ ˈsālz-mən \

Definition of salesman for Students

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


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