salesman

[ seylz-muh n ]
/ ˈseɪlz mən /

noun, plural sales·men.

a man who sells goods, services, etc.

Origin of salesman

First recorded in 1515–25; sales + -man

Usage note

See -man.
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salesman

/ (ˈseɪlzmən) /

noun plural -men

Also called: (fem) saleswoman, (fem) salesgirl, (fem) saleslady a person who sells merchandise or services either in a shop or by canvassing in a designated areaGender-neutral form: salesperson

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