counterman

[ koun-ter-man ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌmæn /
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noun, plural count·er·men.

a person who waits on customers from behind a counter, as in a cafeteria.

Nearby words

  1. counterintuitive,
  2. counterirritant,
  3. counterirritation,
  4. counterjumper,
  5. counterlight,
  6. countermand,
  7. countermarch,
  8. countermark,
  9. countermeasure,
  10. countermelody

Origin of counterman

First recorded in 1850–55; counter1 + man1

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