Definition of salesperson in English:


nounPlural salespeople, Plural salespersons

  • A salesman or saleswoman (used as a neutral alternative).

    • ‘Most of the top directors are totally unreachable and it's the poor salespersons or customer service departments that become front line. Of course being assertive comes with practice and confidence.’
    • ‘No sooner has the salesperson sold you the hi-fi, radio or washing machine than they offer you an extended warranty in case it goes wrong.’
    • ‘In the showroom John McCormack is the Principal salesman with three expert salespeople working under him.’
    • ‘The service is unobtrusive and the salespersons know what they are selling.’
    • ‘Not many salespersons can give the right information; many turn to the owner or the manager who has more experience.’
    salesman, saleswoman, sales assistant, assistant, shop assistant, saleslady, salesgirl, seller, negotiator, representative, sales representative, agent
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