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[flawr-muh n, flohr-]
noun, plural floor·men.
  1. a floor manager.
  2. any person who represents a management, as in assisting customers or maintaining a smooth business operation.
  3. a laborer, mechanic, or maintenance worker hired to do heavy work, as in a factory or oil field.
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Origin of floorman

First recorded in 1910–15; floor + -man
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Historical Examples of floorman

  • Pausing at the jewelry counter he spoke to the floorman, confirming the report.

    The Clock Strikes Thirteen

    Mildred A. Wirt