salesman


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sales·man

 (sālz′mən)
n.
A man who is a salesperson.

salesman

(ˈseɪlzmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Commerce) Also called: saleswoman (fem), salesgirl (fem) or saleslady (fem)a person who sells merchandise or services either in a shop or by canvassing in a designated area. Gender-neutral form: salesperson
2. (Commerce) short for travelling salesman

sales•man

(ˈseɪlz mən)

n., pl. -men.
a man who sells goods, services, etc.
[1515–25]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salesman - a man salespersonsalesman - a man salesperson      
book agent - a book salesman
pitchman - an aggressive salesman who uses a fast line of talk to sell something
sales rep, sales representative, salesperson - a person employed to represent a business and to sell its merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers who are visited)

salesman

noun
Translations
prodavač-ka
sælgerekspedient
myyjä
prodavač
sölumaîur
セールスマン
판매원
prodajalec
säljare
พนักงานขายชาย
người đàn ông bán hàng

salesman

[ˈseɪlzmən] N (salesmen (pl)) (in shop) → dependiente m, vendedor m; (= traveller) → viajante m, representante m
a car salesmanun vendedor de coches
an insurance salesmanun representante de seguros
"Death of a Salesman""La muerte de un viajante"

salesman

[ˈseɪlzmən] n
(= sales rep) → représentant m de commerce
He's a salesman → Il est représentant.
a double-glazing salesman → un représentant en doubles vitrages
(in shop, showroom)vendeur msales manager ndirecteur/trice m/f commercial(e)

salesman

[ˈseɪlzmən] n (-men (pl)) (representative) → rappresentante m di commercio; (in shop) → commesso

sale

(seil) noun
1. the act of giving something to someone in exchange for money. the sale of a house; Sales of cars have increased.
2. in a shop etc, an offer of goods at lowered prices for a short time. I bought my dress in a sale.
3. an event at which goods are sold. an auction sale; a book sale.
ˈsaleroom noun
a room or building where public auctions are held. His furniture was taken to the saleroom.
ˈsalesman (ˈseilz-) plural ˈsalesmen feminine ˈsaleswoman (plural ˈsaleswomen), ˈsalesgirl noun
a person who sells, or shows, goods to customers in a shop etc.
ˈsalesmanship (ˈseilz-) noun
the art of persuading people to buy things.
for sale
intended to be sold. Have you any pictures for sale?
sale of work
an event at which articles usually made by members of an association are sold to raise money. a sale of work at the church.

salesman

مَنْدُوبُ الـمَبِيعات prodavač sælger Verkäufer πωλητής comercial, vendedor myyjä vendeur prodavač venditore セールスマン 판매원 verkoper selger ekspedient vendedor продавец säljare พนักงานขายชาย satıcı người đàn ông bán hàng 销售员
References in classic literature ?
In Cowley & Son's store a Jewish traveling salesman stood by the counter talk- ing to his father.
A very close bargain was being driven, for my salesman began to think he should not get all he asked, and must come down; but just then the gray-eyed man came back again.
Tom stepped upon the block, gave a few anxious looks round; all seemed mingled in a common, indistinct noise,--the clatter of the salesman crying off his qualifications in French and English, the quick fire of French and English bids; and almost in a moment came the final thump of the hammer, and the clear ring on the last syllable of the word "dollars," as the auctioneer announced his price, and Tom was made over.
Out of the value thus created by them, they were to recoup him for what he supplied them with: rent, shelter, gas, water, machinery, raw cotton--everything, and to pay him for his own services as superintendent, manager, and salesman.
Practiced in all that portion of human knowledge which appertains to a salesman, he let the sweet girls select two or three dozen handkerchiefs of great beauty, but totally without ornament, and even pay for them, before he said a word on the subject of the claims of his reserved corps.
Well, I got the two dozen from a salesman in Covent Garden.
In recommending his son to a merchant as a valuable salesman, a father does not say he is a nice, moral, upright boy, and goes to Sunday School and is honest, but he says, "This boy is worth his weight in broad pieces of a hundred--for behold, he will cheat whomsoever hath dealings with him, and from the Euxine to the waters of Marmora there abideth not so gifted a liar
As he looked down them his eye fell upon an announcement asking for a salesman in the
A little man in Russian civilian clothes rode out from the ranks, and by his clothes and manner of speaking Pierre at once knew him to be a French salesman from one of the Moscow shops.
When in shops he asks the salesman how much money he makes in a day, and which drawer he keeps it in, and why his hair is red, and does he like Achilles, of whom David has lately heard, and is so enamoured that he wants to die to meet him.
     And the salesman laced them tight
They paused, wavering and wondering, while he quietly went to the back of the cloak room, and came back with both hands full of shining silver, which he laid out on the counter as calmly as a salesman.