Definition of Shopwalker

1. Noun. An employee of a retail store who supervises sales personnel and helps with customer problems. "A floorwalker is called a shopwalker in Britain"

Exact synonyms: Floorwalker
Generic synonyms: Employee



Definition of Shopwalker

1. n. One who walks about in a shop as an overseer and director. Cf. Floorwalker.

Definition of Shopwalker

1. Noun. (British) A retail store floor supervisor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shopwalker

shopping list
shopping lists
shopping mall
shopping malls
shopping precinct
shopping precincts
shopping trolley
shopping trolleys
shoppings
shoppish
shoppy
shops
shopsoiled
shoptalk
shoptalks
shopwalker (current term)
shopwalkers
shopward
shopwards
shopway
shopways
shopwindow
shopwindows
shopwoman
shopwomen
shopworker
shopworkers
shopworn
shorage
shoran

Literary usage of Shopwalker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dramatic Opinions and Essays, with an Apology: With an Apology by Bernard Shaw (1907)
"There is plenty of scamped stuff in "The shopwalker": for example, the part of Captain Dudley is nothing short of an insult to the actor, Mr. Sydney Brough; ..."

2. Dramatic Opinions and Essays by G. Bernard Shaw: Containing as Well A Word by Bernard Shaw, James Huneker (1906)
"There is plenty of scamped stuff in "The shopwalker": for example, the part of Captain Dudley is nothing short of an insult to the actor, Mr. Sydney Brough; ..."

3. Hugo: A Fantasia on Modern Themes by Arnold Bennett (1906)
"You'll probably find them over there, madam,' said the shopwalker, pointing. ... The shopwalker turned his back on her. ' Well, I never ! ..."

4. The Emigrant: The Life, Experience and Humorous Adventures of A. Jager by A. Jager (1908)
"The shopwalker noticed her leave, and coming up to the salesman, ... said the shopwalker, '' You ought to have found some excuse for the price being raised; ..."

5. Every where by Will Carleton (1907)
"shopwalker (severely)—"I heard you tell the lady she would find the ribbons at ... shopwalker—"Yes; but you should have told her to go to the right past the ..."

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