Definition of saleswoman in English:



  • A woman whose job involves selling or promoting commercial products.

    ‘a saleswoman came out from behind the counter and asked if she could help’
    ‘an institutional equities saleswoman’
    • ‘Despite their sometimes unseemly reputation, car salesmen and saleswomen know how to sell.’
    • ‘Cashing in on the opportunity, a saleswoman was busy touting the shop's products, even offering to help the teenagers with the nail polish.’
    • ‘A travelling saleswoman for a company in Bradford, the mother-of-two has clocked up 70,000 miles over three years in her Renault Scenic company car.’
    • ‘She said they had been greeted in department stores by saleswomen in white coats with products that were uninspiring.’
    • ‘She had six children from her first marriage when widowed, and made a precarious living as a travelling saleswoman.’
    seller, salesperson, salesman, dealer, trader, tradesman, retailer, shopkeeper, shopman, shop girl, shop boy, sales assistant, assistant, wholesaler, merchant, trafficker, purveyor, supplier, stockist, marketer, marketeer, sales representative, door-to-door salesman, travelling salesman, commercial traveller
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