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counterjumper

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

First recorded in 1820–30; counter1 + jumper1
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How to use counterjumper in a sentence

  • Uncle Matthew had said that he broke the window as a protest against a counterjumper's traffic in a nation's grief.

    The Foolish Lovers|St. John G. Ervine

British Dictionary definitions for counterjumper

counter jumper

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