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[seylz-room, -roo m]
  1. a room in which goods are sold or displayed.
  2. Also especially British, saleroom. an auction room.
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Origin of salesroom

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; sales + room
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Examples from the Web for salesroom

Historical Examples

  • Movements can be bought at the salesroom of a clock company.

    Mission Furniture

    H. H. Windsor

  • In this country they come from Haberdashers' County, the salesroom or bankers' homes.

    Nat Goodwin's Book

    Nat C. Goodwin

  • “My employer has a salesroom here at the hotel,” Miss Miller declared.

    Behind the Green Door

    Mildred A. Wirt

  • It was also understood that I was never to enter the salesroom.

  • "You don't tell me," Rashkin said as they approached one of the salesroom doors.

British Dictionary definitions for salesroom


  1. a room in which merchandise on sale is displayed
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