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floorwalker

[flawr-waw-ker, flohr-]
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noun
  1. a person employed in a store to direct customers and supervise salespeople.

Origin of floorwalker

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; floor + walker
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Examples from the Web for floorwalker

Historical Examples

  • As a floorwalker in a mournin' goods shop he'd be a perfect fit.

    Torchy As A Pa

    Sewell Ford

  • The floorwalker ushered them into the elevator and they alighted at the second floor.

  • There the floorwalker was always as a cow that is being milked.

  • She carried him over to show him to the floorwalker and other bosses.

    Joan of the Journal

    Helen Diehl Olds

  • It was an exciting question, taken in connection with the floorwalker's warning.

    Winnie Childs

    C. N. Williamson


British Dictionary definitions for floorwalker

floorwalker

noun
  1. the US name for shopwalker
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