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Definition of "saleswoman" [sales•wom•an]

  • A woman who is employed to sell merchandise in a store or in a designated territory. (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 "saleswoman" in a sentence
  • "The scene contains elements of a fairy tale: the saleswoman is dressing Cinderella for her assignation with the prince, who has no idea at all that she is coming."
  • ""Cash!" called the saleswoman, tapping on the counter with her pencil."
  • "I strongly take issue with a college admissions officer's categorization of me as a "saleswoman" who provides a frivolous service ( "unnecessary orthodontia") to students applying to college ( "Independent Counsel," by Nicholas Confessore, October Atlantic)."