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counterjumper

[koun-ter-juhm-per] /ˈkaʊn tərˌdʒʌm pər/
noun, Slang: Older Use.
1.
a clerk in a retail store.
Origin of counterjumper
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; counter1 + jumper1
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British Dictionary definitions for counter jumper

counter jumper

noun
1.
(old-fashioned, derogatory) a sales assistant in a shop
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