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  1. a person who sells goods in a store.
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Origin of salesclerk

First recorded in 1930–35; sales + clerk
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Related Words for salesclerk

merchant, shopkeeper, saleswoman, peddler, clerk, agent, salesgirl, vendor, businessperson, salesperson, representative, trader, vender, salesman, dealer, storekeeper, retailer, marketer, auctioneer

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Historical Examples of salesclerk

  • It helps to make the salesclerk a vital factor of the store organization.

    The Romance of a Great Store

    Edward Hungerford

  • We have left milady's package where she left it, in the hands of the salesclerk who sold it to her.

  • The salesclerk is set a moderate quota for his or her week's work.

  • After the preliminary training which every salesclerk receives, he or she is assigned to a department.

  • Hardly less than the salesclerk does the wagon driver of the store have it in his power to make or lose friends for his house.

British Dictionary definitions for salesclerk


  1. US and Canadian a shop assistantSometimes shortened to: clerk
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