Definition of commercial traveler in English:

commercial traveler

noun

dated
  • A traveling sales representative.

    • ‘He began writing while working as a commercial traveller.’
    • ‘The most obvious category of jobs of this kind is that of itinerant jobs, such as a commercial traveller.’
    • ‘They were replaced either by commercial travellers representing a single firm, with catalogues and samples, or by local, casual pedlars, who were scarcely distinguishable from vagrants.’
    • ‘My dad, Jack Shepherd, was what we used to call a commercial traveller and he would take me on his rounds when he was meeting customers.’
    • ‘He was a salesman, out on the roads, what they used to call a commercial traveller.’
    seller, salesperson, salesman, saleswoman, 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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Pronunciation:

commercial traveler

/kəˈmərSHəl ˈtrav(ə)lər/