• WordNet 3.6
    • n counterman someone who attends a counter (as in a diner)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Counterman A man who attends at the counter of a shop to sell goods.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n counterman A salesman in a shop or store; the man behind the counter, as distinguished from the floor-walker, etc.
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In literature:

The counterman did not like kids, but he put away his dislike at the sight of Jimmy's money.
"The Fourth R" by George Oliver Smith
The counterman didn't even glance up as he entered.
"Badge of Infamy" by Lester del Rey
The counterman came up and wiped the counter clean in front of him with a rag that might have been white once upon a time.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine

In news:

Douglas "Jason" Counterman , 30, of Fernley, passed away from injuries he sustained in a vehicle accident near Dayton on August 14, 2012.
County Line Bowl highlights Friday football scoreboard that starts at 7 p.m. Joseph Robert Counterman.
Each year, Counterman magazine surveys the state of the program groups to assess the general health of program distribution.