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counterjumper

[koun-ter-juhm-per]
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noun Slang: Older Use.
  1. a clerk in a retail store.
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Origin of counterjumper

First recorded in 1820–30; counter1 + jumper1
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Related Words for counter jumper

cashier, auditor, worker, agent, bookkeeper, operator, salesperson, employee, secretary, receptionist, teller, seller, registrar, notary, transcriber, stenographer, amanuensis, counterperson, recorder, copyist

British Dictionary definitions for counter jumper

counter jumper

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