from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman who is employed to sell merchandise in a store or in a designated territory.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A woman whose occupation it is to sell things.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A woman whose occupation is to sell goods or merchandise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woman who waits upon customers in a shop or store, and exhibits wares to them for sale.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a woman salesperson
The scene contains elements of a fairy tale: the saleswoman is dressing Cinderella for her assignation with the prince, who has no idea at all that she is coming.
"Cash!" called the saleswoman, tapping on the counter with her pencil.
I strongly take issue with a college admissions officer's categorization of me as a "saleswoman" who provides a frivolous service ( "unnecessary orthodontia") to students applying to college ( "Independent Counsel," by Nicholas Confessore, October Atlantic).
No girl, not even Dora Stein herself, would dare risk offending any other of the floorwalkers, men able to break a saleswoman if they "got
This ferocious love of pleasure was perhaps best articulated by a New York saleswoman who helped many of these women prepare for nights out: “You see some of those who have complained about standing spend most of the evening in dancing.”
Instead, she was a saleswoman and the product she was hawking was herself.
Celma de Almeida, a garment saleswoman, says she didn't like the capivari at first.
Imaginechina/Zumapress.com A saleswoman, right, showed clay rabbits to a customer at a shop in Jinan, east China's Shandong province, on Sept. 1.
In one amusing section, a brassy saleswoman on a TV commercial hawks an electronic device that allows women to detect oafishness in a potential partner before a first date.
"Chris" Hanley, 88, a saleswoman for Lawrence Lomax Antiques in Bethesda during the 1990s, died Jan. 17 at her home in Arlington of respiratory failure.