shopwalker

NOUN
  1. an employee of a retail store who supervises sales personnel and helps with customer problems
    a floorwalker is called a shopwalker in Britain
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How To Use shopwalker In A Sentence

  • Would it not be simpler if we sent the account to your father, missy?" suggested the shopwalker, coming to join the assistant at the counter. The Youngest Girl in the Fifth A School Story
  • With an eager, springy step, distantly reminiscent of a shopwalker heading a procession of customers, with a touch of the style of the winner in a walking-race to Brighton, the once slow-moving butler led the way to the headmaster's study. The Head of Kay's
  • The theft had been proved by Albert Jobson, a shopwalker, who gave evidence to the effect that he followed her through the different departments and saw her take the things mentioned in the indictment. Happy Days
  • I heard him speak, and he had a goodish accent, as of a clerk or shopwalker. Down and Out in Paris and London
  • Skinner worked as a draper and shopwalker with Buckley & Nunn's until 1880 when he resigned after being refused a pay rise.
  • Darnby Frere, who was a student of Henry James's works, and therefore constantly made elaborate guesses on matters that did not concern him, and then forgot them because -- unlike Mr. James's guesses -- they were always wrong, gave the newcomer credit for being perhaps a shopwalker, or perhaps a Living Alone
  • The chief shopwalker took a dislike to him and nagged him. The History of Mr. Polly
  • The shopwalker, Sir John Simon, is a member of the Liberal government.
  • Jobson, a shopwalker, who gave evidence to the effect that he followed her through the different departments and saw her take the things mentioned in the indictment. The Holiday Round
  • ‘As smart a chap as you could have,’ said the chief shopwalker, ‘but no zest.’
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