[ seylz-pee-puhl ]
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plural noun
  1. people engaged in selling.

Origin of salespeople

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; sales + people

Words Nearby salespeople Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use salespeople in a sentence

  • We can recruit traveling salespeople to go door to door in the shanties and take orders.

    Makers | Cory Doctorow
  • And then you can leave your salespeople to wait on all customers, giving you more time for real management—generalship.

    Analyzing Character | Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  • And the several thousand salespeople in the huge store were slangily nicknamed "Peter Rolls's hands."

    Winnie Childs | C. N. Williamson
  • In an instant she realized that the pads upon which salespeople did hasty sums must be called check books, anyhow in America.

    Winnie Childs | C. N. Williamson
  • About hours—we close at the right time, but the salespeople are kept late, often very late, looking over stock.

    Winnie Childs | C. N. Williamson