noun (plural salespersons or salespeople)
A salesman or saleswoman (used as a neutral alternative).
- In the showroom John McCormack is the Principal salesman with three expert salespeople working under him.
- Most of the top directors are totally unreachable and it's the poor salespersons or customer service departments that become front line. Of course being assertive comes with practice and confidence.
- Not many salespersons can give the right information; many turn to the owner or the manager who has more experience.
salesman, saleswoman, sales assistant, assistant, shop assistant, saleslady, salesgirl, seller, negotiator, representative, sales representative, agent;
reseller, auctioneer, travelling salesperson/salesman/saleswoman, shopkeeper, trader, merchant, dealer, pedlar, hawker;
North American sales clerk
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