travelling salesman


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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
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travelling salesman

traveling salesman (Am) ncommesso viaggiatore
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