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salesman Syllabification: sales·man
Pronunciation: /ˈsālzmən/

Definition of salesman in English:

noun (plural salesmen)

A man whose job involves selling or promoting commercial products, either in a store or visiting locations to get orders: an insurance salesman
More example sentences
  • Insurance companies in particular train their salesmen to sell policies to friends and relatives.
  • Typically, the shares of the new megabank will be sold worldwide, allowing salesmen in every corner of the globe to get a cut.
  • Somehow, it seemed that one of their salesmen was selling far more glass than any of the other members of the sales force.



Pronunciation: /ˈsālzmənˌSHip/
Example sentences
  • From the beginning, Zacharia showed a grasp of the market, great salesmanship, and a willingness to fight.
  • Through aggressive salesmanship, the opening of a new store in Minneapolis, and a refinement of his catalog mailing list, Kellerhals had managed to boost sales by 25%.
  • Douglas Canning knew that starting a company would require leadership and salesmanship.

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