counterjumper

[ koun-ter-juhm-per ]

nounSlang: Older Use.
  1. a clerk in a retail store.

Origin of counterjumper

1
First recorded in 1820–30; counter1 + jumper1

Words Nearby counterjumper

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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 counter jumper

counter jumper

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

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