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[shop-waw-ker] /ˈʃɒpˌwɔ kər/
noun, British
a floorwalker.
Origin of shopwalker
1860-65; shop + walker Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She wonders would they change it, if she went back and asked to see the shopwalker?

  • And when I got there I told a shopwalker who was standing near the door what I had come about.

    The Romance of His Life Mary Cholmondeley
  • My shopwalker is very kind where I am, and I dont see any need to change.

    Chains Elizabeth Baker
  • Devonham, for all his qualifications, looked painfully like a shopwalker.

    The Bright Messenger Algernon Blackwood
  • Nor does it even soothe my ruffled feelings when the shopwalker thanks me profusely as he countersigns the bill.

    The Champagne Standard Mrs. John Lane
British Dictionary definitions for shopwalker


(Brit) a person employed by a departmental store to supervise sales personnel, assist customers, etc US equivalent floorwalker
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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