saleswoman

noun
sales·​wom·​an | \ ˈsālz-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce saleswoman (audio) \

Definition of saleswoman

: a woman who sells in a given territory, in a store, or by telephone

Examples of saleswoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So did the young saleswoman in the store upstairs with the stylish Japanese wares. Kareem Fahim, Washington Post, "Worst financial crisis in decades deals blow to Saudi prince’s ambitions for the kingdom," 14 May 2020 The most high-profile case was from a former saleswoman. Michael Kranish, BostonGlobe.com, "Bloomberg for years has battled women’s allegations of profane, sexist comments," 15 Feb. 2020 In between trips to jail, Laumer had bouts of sobriety and held down a handful of jobs: deli manager, 7-Eleven clerk, door-to-door saleswoman. Keri Blakinger, Washington Post, "Can We Build a Better Women’s Prison?," 28 Oct. 2019 Nicole Beauchamp, a saleswoman at Engel & Völkers NYC, has just such a client. Joanne Kaufman, New York Times, "How Coronavirus Has Affected Real Estate," 17 Mar. 2020 Hauling her luggage the other direction toward Jiujiang was a saleswoman surnamed Gui, who got up at 8 a.m. for a long taxi ride, then a 90-minute hike over the bridge. Gerry Shih, Washington Post, "In China’s virus-hit heartland, fear and loathing on the road to Wuhan," 5 Feb. 2020 The most high-profile case was from a former saleswoman. Michael Kranish, Anchorage Daily News, "Bloomberg for years has battled women’s allegations of profane, sexist comments," 16 Feb. 2020 As for the libations, saleswomen carrying kegs of beer on their backs walk around the stadiums, are ready to serve up cold pints to spectators. Coy Wire And Vivien Jones, CNN, "The surprising experience of a Tokyo baseball game," 25 Oct. 2019 The bride’s mother retired as a saleswoman at Bloomingdale’s in New York, and is now a community volunteer in Woodstock. New York Times, "Jamie Greenhouse, Matthew Ehrlich," 11 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of saleswoman

1704, in the meaning defined above

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“Saleswoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saleswoman. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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saleswoman

noun
How to pronounce saleswoman (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of saleswoman

: a woman whose job is to sell things

saleswoman

noun
sales·​wom·​an | \ ˈsālz-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce saleswoman (audio) \
plural saleswomen\ -​ˌwi-​mən \

Kids Definition of saleswoman

: a woman who sells goods or services in a particular geographic area, in a store, or by telephone

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