Definition of salesgirl in US English:



  • A female salesclerk.

    • ‘And last night at the local mall I spotted one with the salesgirl manning the juice counter…’
    • ‘Grete has also gotten a job as a salesgirl, but continues to study at night in order to better her future.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The salesgirl must have missed the look on her face, for she asked, ‘Is it going to be cash or credit?’’
    • ‘‘Try this one,’ the salesgirl suggests brightly.’
    • ‘Jean had pushed her pile of clothes into an innocent salesgirl's arms, who staggered greatly under the weight and walked up beside me.’
    • ‘Surrounded by almost forty TV sets of all shapes and sizes, she gave her gold card to the twenty-something salesgirl.’
    • ‘The salesgirl, a shy college or just graduated red-head, brought the dress over, sighing as Jennifer tried on the gorgeous gown.’
    • ‘The salesgirl smiled and replied ‘Well miss, the necklace you bought was special.’’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘‘People come in all the time to look, but they seldom buy,’ said a 25-year-old salesgirl at Beautiful Spring Health Products.’
    • ‘Patricia Terrand then became another salesgirl at a huge mall.’
    • ‘Hey, if I could get used to working as a salesgirl in a dress shop, I can get used to anything.’
    • ‘I asked the salesgirl for something special, and she told me that this is called a Yoni.’
    • ‘Welcome to the Gap! ‘the perky salesgirl greeted them.’’
    • ‘Far from moving in Heap and Anderson's circles, she was employed as a salesgirl in the ladies' neckwear department at B. Altman.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I moved to New York, get a part time job as a salesgirl in a high class boutique.’
    • ‘For the past three years, my niece has been a champion salesgirl in the Nordstrom retail chain, selling fashionable garments to the younger crowd.’
    • ‘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.’
    vendor, retailer, purveyor, shopkeeper, supplier, stockist, trader, merchant, dealer
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