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shop assistant

noun

, British.
  1. a store clerk.


shop assistant

noun

  1. a person who serves in a shop


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Word History and Origins

Origin of shop assistant1

First recorded in 1895–1900

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Example Sentences

Faruqui had already dropped out of school, and worked as a shop assistant, selling utensils.

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"Kate has been in here several times," a Trotters shop assistant told People.

On the other hand, Vera Galloway was transformed into a demure-looking shop assistant waiting a customers' orders.

At Welchpool the wife of a shopkeeper poisoned her husband, and the same night eloped with the shop-assistant.

The Artisan and the Shop Assistant will find their means and opportunities consulted in this series.

I am to be Sophys fellow shop-assistant, continued Mary Kingsford; not of course at first at such good wages as she gets.

Nine till five are the accepted hours for the clerk; half-past nine till six for the shop-assistant.

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