floorwalker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n floorwalker 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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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Floorwalker One who walks about in a large retail store as an overseer and director.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n floorwalker A person employed in a large retail shop to walk about the place, give information to customers, watch their conduct and that of employees, etc. Also called shop-walker.
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Usage

In literature:

Think how pleased your floorwalker will be when he comes in!
"The Haunted Bookshop" by Christopher Morley
But to floorwalkers all women's faces are horrible.
"Buttered Side Down" by Edna Ferber
The floorwalker is our point of social contact with patrons.
"Where the Blue Begins" by Christopher Morley
When the floorwalker was not looking Masie chewed tutti frutti; when he was looking she gazed up as if at the clouds and smiled wistfully.
"The Voice of the City" by O. Henry
Desnoyers thought that he must be the floorwalker of some big department store in Paris.
"The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
And seeing this, Temptation, like an obsequious floorwalker, came hurrying forward.
"The Log of The "Jolly Polly"" by Richard Harding Davis
Do you know what a floorwalker is?
"The Inside of the Cup, Complete" by Winston Churchill
Faith glanced up innocently, and saw both Miss Fairbanks and the floorwalker scowling at her.
"For Gold or Soul?" by Lurana W. Sheldon
It is spring, when the feet of the floorwalker pain him and smoking-car windows have to be pried open with chisels.
"Mince Pie" by Christopher Darlington Morley
What's the use of my keeping a lot of fancy vehicles in my barn when all I have to deal with is a lot of shoe salesmen and floorwalkers?
"Twelve Men" by Theodore Dreiser
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