floorwalker
noun Date: 1876 a person employed in a retail store to oversee the salespeople and aid customers

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  • Floorwalker — Floor walk er, n. One who walks about in a large retail store as an overseer and director. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • floorwalker — UK US /ˈflɔːwɔːkər/ noun [C] COMMERCE ► someone who is employed in a large store to be certain sales staff are doing their jobs correctly and to help customers with problems …   Financial and business terms

  • floorwalker — ☆ floorwalker [flôr′wôk΄ər ] n. a person employed by a department store to direct customers, supervise sales, etc.: now usually floor (or sales) manager …   English World dictionary

  • floorwalker — {n.} A section manager in a department store. * /To exchange this pair of shoes, you must first get the floorwalker s approval./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • floorwalker — {n.} A section manager in a department store. * /To exchange this pair of shoes, you must first get the floorwalker s approval./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • floorwalker — noun A section manager in a department store. To exchange this pair of shoes, you must first get the floorwalker s approval …   Словарь американских идиом

  • floorwalker — noun an employee of a retail store who supervises sales personnel and helps with customer problems a floorwalker is called a shopwalker in Britain • Syn: ↑shopwalker • Hypernyms: ↑employee …   Useful english dictionary

  • floorwalker — /flawr waw keuhr, flohr /, n. a person employed in a store to direct customers and supervise salespeople. [1875 80, Amer.; FLOOR + WALKER] * * * …   Universalium

  • floorwalker — noun An employee in a large shop (especially a department store) who acts as supervisor to sales staff, and assists customers. Syn: shop walker, shopwalker …   Wiktionary

  • floorwalker — Synonyms and related words: Big Brother, agent, auditor, boatswain, boss, chief, clerk, comptroller, controller, floor manager, floorman, foreman, gaffer, ganger, head, headman, inspector, monitor, noncommissioned officer, overman, overseer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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