Definition of Floorwalker

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: Shopwalker
Generic synonyms: Employee



Definition of Floorwalker

1. n. One who walks about in a large retail store as an overseer and director.

Definition of Floorwalker

1. Noun. An employee in a large shop (especially a department store) who acts as supervisor to sales staff, and assists customers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Floorwalker

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Floorwalker

floorplan
floorplanning
floorplans
floorplate
floorplates
floors
floors and floorcoverings
floorset
floorsets
floorshow
floorshows
floorspace
floorspaces
floortile
floortiles
floorwalker (current term)
floorwalkers
floorwalking
floorwork
floosie
floosies
floosy
floozies
flop
flopdom
flophouse
flophouses
flopless

Literary usage of Floorwalker

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1. Gems of Irish Wit and Humor by H. P. Kelly (1906)
"A young lady went into a well-known establishment a few days ago and said to the floorwalker, "Do you keep stationery? "No, ma'am," replied the floorwalker; ..."

2. Second Report of the Factory Investigating Commission, 1913 by George Moses Price, James P. Whiskeman, Elizabeth C. Watson, Zenas L. Potter, Charles Baskerville, Charles F. McKenna, Charles T. Graham Rogers, John H. Vogt, George A. Hall, Pauline Dorothea Goldmark (1913)
"A. No, sir, but we saw the superintendent talking to the floorwalker and then the floorwalker would come around and tell us not to sit. ..."

3. New York in Fiction by Arthur Bartlett Maurice (1901)
"Few writers touch even remotely on this subject without contemptuous allusion to the floorwalker type. But where is the man who will lay bare for us this ..."

4. The Madonna of the Hills: A Story of a New York Cabaret Girl by Arthur Guy Empey (1921)
""Since he's been promoted to floorwalker he lives in the moon. ... Every time Mr. Johnson, the floorwalker, who got down early in the morning, approached, ..."

5. Problems in Business Law: A Collection of Cases Briefly Summarized for Use by Justin Hartley Moore, Charles Albert Houston (1920)
"Mrs. Cobb, on coming out of Simon's department store, was detained by a floorwalker, accused of stealing lace, compelled to go into a room in the basement, ..."

6. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"Some time later, the urbane floorwalker, discerning Miss Stotz to be momentarily disengaged, paused to request that young lady to report at the ..."

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