Definition of counter-jumper in English:


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informal , derogatory
A shop assistant.
More example sentences
  • There were about ten of the young counter-jumpers that formed a society to marry rich girls.
  • There's usually a line out the door, but once inside you're greeted warmly by one of Aroma's attractive counter-jumpers over the brightly burnished copper counter.
  • The war will be won by tired men who could never again pass an insurance test, a mob of broken counter-jumpers, ragged ex-plumbers and quite unheroic persons.

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