travelling salesman

(redirected from Traveling salesmen)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Wikipedia.

travelling salesman

n
(Professions) a salesman who travels within an assigned territory in order to sell merchandise or to solicit orders for the commercial enterprise he represents by direct personal contact with customers and potential customers. Also called: commercial traveller or traveller
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.travelling salesman - a salesman who travels to call on customerstravelling salesman - a salesman who travels to call on customers
salesman - a man salesperson
spokesperson, representative, interpreter, voice - an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
tallyman - one who sells goods on the installment plan
Translations

travelling salesman

traveling salesman (Am) ncommesso viaggiatore
References in periodicals archive ?
With expense accounts and automobiles, traveling salesmen were experts on restaurants.
His presentation explores how thousands of traveling salesmen in the 1800s brought goods from around the world to the homes of farm families as part of the growing consumer revolution.
Competition-based neural network for the multiple traveling salesmen problem with minmax objective".