commercial traveller


noun
  1. another name for travelling salesman

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How to use commercial traveller in a sentence

  • And the man, who had the pasty face of a clerk or a commercial traveller, raised his whip to heaven in a gesture of fierce anger.

    The Isle of Unrest | Henry Seton Merriman
  • He is not interested in the romance of the road, like an English commercial traveller; only in its ever-changing end.

    Letters from America | Rupert Brooke
  • The commercial traveller who sells books has no fault to find with the people with whom he deals.

  • A commercial traveller was waiting to see her, presenting an account for twenty-five pounds.

    The Little Missis | Charlotte Skinner
  • "Once upon a time she thought me and my comrades good enough for a flirtation," said the commercial traveller.

    A Soldier of the Legion | C. N. Williamson