Definition of shop assistant in English:

shop assistant

Line breaks: shop as¦sist|ant


  • A person who serves customers in a shop.
    More example sentences
    • The shop assistant continued to assist Molly, while I looked after Elsie.
    • The female shop assistant, who was busy with other customers, showed the rings and another man then buzzed to be allowed in.
    • Bosses at the York Dungeon were left scratching their heads after a shop assistant sold a real skull to a customer.

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