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Definition of "salesperson" [salesperson]

  • A salesman or a saleswoman. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "salesperson" in a sentence
  • "During workshops we regularly ask sales draftees to play a word association game around the term "salesperson.""
  • "After several months of sampling both chains and independents, I have come to the conclusion that the average chain salesperson is neither more nor less ignorant than his or her counterpart in the independents."
  • "And when they're sitting there and they're having a conversation with a salesperson, the salesperson is selling the other person based on emotion."