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

noun, plural sales·wom·en.

a woman who sells goods, services, etc.


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Origin of saleswoman

First recorded in 1695–1705; sales + woman

usage note for saleswoman

See -woman. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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