A man who is employed to sell merchandise in a store or in a designated territory.(noun)
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Use "salesman" in a sentence
"Like other defense contractors, Bell avoided the term salesman."
"I won't spend my money there if the salesman is an idiot or a jerk."
"But it's also true that the salesman is a quintessentially American figure, which helps account for the popularity of the Miller play."