saleswoman

[ seylz-woo m-uh n ]
/ ˈseɪlzˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural sales·wom·en.

a woman who sells goods, services, etc.

Nearby words

  1. salesman,
  2. salesmanship,
  3. salespeople,
  4. salesperson,
  5. salesroom,
  6. salet,
  7. saleyard,
  8. salford,
  9. sali-,
  10. salian

Origin of saleswoman

First recorded in 1695–1705; sales + woman

Usage note

See -woman.

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Word Origin and History for saleswoman

saleswoman

n.

1704, from genitive of sale + woman.

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