Definition of salesgirl in English:



  • A female shop assistant.

    • ‘Hey, if I could get used to working as a salesgirl in a dress shop, I can get used to anything.’
    • ‘The store I went to first turned out not to carry the brand, but I didn't know that when I went in, so after a few minutes of wandering the store fruitlessly, I stopped and asked a salesgirl.’
    • ‘For the past three years, my niece has been a champion salesgirl in the Nordstrom retail chain, selling fashionable garments to the younger crowd.’
    • ‘I moved to New York, get a part time job as a salesgirl in a high class boutique.’
    • ‘Jean had pushed her pile of clothes into an innocent salesgirl's arms, who staggered greatly under the weight and walked up beside me.’
    • ‘‘Try this one,’ the salesgirl suggests brightly.’
    • ‘The salesgirl, a shy college or just graduated red-head, brought the dress over, sighing as Jennifer tried on the gorgeous gown.’
    • ‘The salesgirl must have missed the look on her face, for she asked, ‘Is it going to be cash or credit?’’
    • ‘And last night at the local mall I spotted one with the salesgirl manning the juice counter…’
    • ‘‘People come in all the time to look, but they seldom buy,’ said a 25-year-old salesgirl at Beautiful Spring Health Products.’
    • ‘The F.W. Woolworth Company reported profit margins of 20 percent but actually lowered the wages of salesgirls in its stores, citing the need for belt tightening.’
    • ‘I asked the salesgirl for something special, and she told me that this is called a Yoni.’
    • ‘Surrounded by almost forty TV sets of all shapes and sizes, she gave her gold card to the twenty-something salesgirl.’
    • ‘Welcome to the Gap! ‘the perky salesgirl greeted them.’’
    • ‘The salesgirl smiled and replied ‘Well miss, the necklace you bought was special.’’
    • ‘Grete has also gotten a job as a salesgirl, but continues to study at night in order to better her future.’
    • ‘Patricia Terrand then became another salesgirl at a huge mall.’
    • ‘At the make-up department, there was another computer and one of the salesgirls helped her out by showing her how to use it and what shades would suit her best.’
    • ‘Ah, but this time she'd enter the most prestigious shop, the salesgirl would be attentive, and she'd find just the most perfect dress.’
    • ‘Far from moving in Heap and Anderson's circles, she was employed as a salesgirl in the ladies' neckwear department at B. Altman.’
    vendor, retailer, purveyor, shopkeeper, supplier, stockist, trader, merchant, dealer
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