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shopwalker

[shop-waw-ker] /ˈʃɒpˌwɔ kər/
noun, British.
1.
a floorwalker.
Origin of shopwalker
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; shop + walker
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Examples from the Web for shopwalker
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  • And when I got there I told a shopwalker who was standing near the door what I had come about.

    The Romance of His Life

    Mary Cholmondeley
  • My shopwalker is very kind where I am, and I dont see any need to change.

    Chains Elizabeth Baker
  • Devonham, for all his qualifications, looked painfully like a shopwalker.

    The Bright Messenger Algernon Blackwood
  • Nor does it even soothe my ruffled feelings when the shopwalker thanks me profusely as he countersigns the bill.

    The Champagne Standard

    Mrs. John Lane
  • She wonders would they change it, if she went back and asked to see the shopwalker?

British Dictionary definitions for shopwalker

shopwalker

/ˈʃɒpˌwɔːkə/
noun
1.
(Brit) a person employed by a departmental store to supervise sales personnel, assist customers, etc US equivalent floorwalker
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