saleswoman

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

Definition of saleswoman

: a woman whose job is to sell a product or service in a given territory, in a store, or by telephone — compare salesman, salesperson

Examples of saleswoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The attack started late Friday afternoon when the suspect walked into a store in Wuerzburg, went to the household goods department and asked a saleswoman where the knives were, regional police chief Gerhard Kallert said. Fox News, 27 June 2021 The attack started late Friday afternoon when the suspect walked into a store in Wuerzburg, went to the household goods department and asked a saleswoman where the knives were, regional police chief Gerhard Kallert said. Fox News, 27 June 2021 Witney Sejour, a 25-year-old saleswoman here, said seeing dead bodies lying on the road on her way home from work has turned into an almost daily occurrence. Kejal Vyas, WSJ, 12 July 2021 At London Jewelers on Main Street, a saleswoman apologized for the Rolexes that had left the store on other people’s wrists. New York Times, 29 May 2021 In Jill Lindsey, the lone saleswoman was fixing her hair in a mirror. Kim Velsey, Curbed, 16 July 2021 The out-of-work technology saleswoman — a natural introvert — sought to make her more sociable wife happy. Nic Garcia, Dallas News, 16 July 2021 The attack started late Friday afternoon when the suspect walked into a store in Wuerzburg, went to the household goods department and asked a saleswoman where the knives were, regional police chief Gerhard Kallert said. Fox News, 27 June 2021 The attack started late Friday afternoon when the suspect walked into a store in Wuerzburg, went to the household goods department and asked a saleswoman where the knives were, regional police chief Gerhard Kallert said. Fox News, 27 June 2021

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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 2 Dec. 2021.

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saleswoman

noun

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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