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floorwalker

[ flawr-waw-ker, flohr- ]

noun

  1. a person employed in a store to direct customers and supervise salespeople.


floorwalker

/ ˈflɔːˌwɔːkə /

noun

  1. the US name for shopwalker


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Word History and Origins

Origin of floorwalker1

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; floor + walker

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Example Sentences

When he was with Tessie he frequently forgot that she was a queen and that he was only a floorwalker in the Evergreen.

When Davidge reached the top deck, he found Nicky smiling with the affability of a floorwalker.

Penny felt sorry for the salesgirl, particularly so when the floorwalker came up and began to question her sharply.

When Mrs. Feinermann entered Appenweier & Murray's store that afternoon she was immediately accosted by a floorwalker.

Never before had old Mr. Beagle (watching delightedly from the mezzanine balcony) seen such a floorwalker.

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