- The definition of a salesman is a person who is employed in the job of promoting products and services and getting people to buy them.
Someone who comes to your door and tries to get you to buy a vacuum cleaner is an example of a salesman.
A salesman at a bookstore.
salesman definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. salesmen
- a man employed as a salesclerk
- ☆ sales representative
salesman definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A man who is employed to sell merchandise in a store or in a designated territory.
- salesˈman·shipˌ noun