American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A man who is employed to sell merchandise in a store or in a designated territory.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One whose occupation is the selling of goods or merchandise. Specifically— One who sells some commodity at wholesale.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who sells anything; one whose occupation is to sell goods or merchandise.
- n. a man salesperson
- sale's + -man (Wiktionary)
“Like other defense contractors, Bell avoided the term salesman.”
“I won't spend my money there if the salesman is an idiot or a jerk.”
“But it's also true that the salesman is a quintessentially American figure, which helps account for the popularity of the Miller play.”
“In the film (which opens in limited release on Friday, 10/29/10), James Gandolfini plays Doug Riley, a plumbing-supply salesman from the Midwest who lives a measured, quiet life with his equally withdrawn wife, Lois (Melissa Leo).”
“Then, if a beef-loving cat-litter salesman is traveling to Dallas, the system can recommend a top-rated steak house where other cat-litter reps have had luck taking pet-shop owners to close deals.”
“OBOZO, the ulimate used car salesman is at it again.”
“The plan should sell itself, I always say if a salesman is trying to rush you and not give you the answers you want about his product, then beware, its probably a rip off.”
“How can a guy like me tell a good gun salesman from a bad one?”
“That salesman is so polite and such a nice person.”
“The main salesman the filmmakers follow, an older guy with a vacant stare, reminded me of Jack Lemmon in Glengary Glenn Ross (or better yet, Gil from The Simpsons).”
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