counterjumper

[koun-ter-juhm-per]

noun Slang: Older Use.

a clerk in a retail store.

Origin of counterjumper

First recorded in 1820–30; counter1 + jumper1
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British Dictionary definitions for counter jumper

counter jumper

noun

old-fashioned, derogatory a sales assistant in a shop
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