noun, plural com·mis [kaw-mee; English kuh-meez]. /kɔˈmi; English kəˈmiz/. French.
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He copied steadily in his beautiful commis voyageur handwriting until two o'clock.The Devourers|Annie Vivanti Chartres
The third of the commis voyageurs, the gentle one, made large eyes and was terrified that he was going to be sick.Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence
"Follow the commis-voyageur in France and dine well (and cheaply)" might readily be the motto of all travellers in France.The Automobilist Abroad|M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
The commis happened to remark, that he thought Bonaparte's career was nearly finished, and that he would meet his fate presently.Travels in France during the years 1814-1815|Archibald Alison
He was one of the class known in England as "Commys," and so obnoxious in France as commis-voyageurs.