Definition of commercial traveller in English:

commercial traveller

Line breaks: com|mer¦cial trav¦el|ler

noun

British dated
  • A travelling sales representative.
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    • 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.
    • He began writing while working as a commercial traveller.
    • 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.

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