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floorman

[ flawr-muhn, flohr- ]
/ ˈflɔr mən, ˈfloʊr- /
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noun, plural floor·men.

any person who represents a management, as in assisting customers or maintaining a smooth business operation.
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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Example sentences from the Web for floorman

  • John fought his way to the nearest floorman, a white-haired veteran of many such rush seasons.

    A Son of the City|Herman Gastrell Seely
  • Pausing at the jewelry counter he spoke to the floorman, confirming the report.

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