- commercial traveller
- commercial travellerfirst recorded in 1807, has now given way to sales representative (informally sales rep) as a term for an agent who sells a company's goods or services in an area.
Modern English usage. 2014.
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commercial traveller — ➔ traveller * * * commercial traveller UK US UK OLD FASHIONED (US commercial traveler) noun [C] COMMERCE ► a person who travels to different places trying to persuade people to buy their company s products or services: »Her father was a… … Financial and business terms
commercial traveller — noun a salesman who travels to call on customers • Syn: ↑traveling salesman, ↑travelling salesman, ↑commercial traveler, ↑roadman, ↑bagman • Hypernyms: ↑salesman, ↑spokesperson, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
commercial traveller — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms commercial traveller : singular commercial traveller plural commercial travellers old fashioned a sales representative … English dictionary
commercial traveller — /kəˌmɜ:ʃ(ə)l træv(ə)lə/ noun a salesperson who travels round an area visiting customers on behalf of his or her company (NOTE: the modern term for a commercial traveller is sales representative) … Marketing dictionary in english
commercial traveller — com.mercial traveller n BrE old fashioned someone who travels from place to place selling goods for a company = ↑sales representative … Dictionary of contemporary English
commercial traveller — noun Travelling salesman … Wiktionary
commercial traveller — noun Brit. dated a travelling sales representative … English new terms dictionary
commercial traveller — noun (C) BrE old fashioned someone who travels from place to place selling goods for a company … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
commercial traveller — /kəmɜʃəl ˈtrævələ/ (say kuhmershuhl travuhluh) noun a travelling agent, especially for a wholesale business house, who solicits orders for goods … Australian English dictionary
traveller — trav‧el‧ler [ˈtrævlə ǁ lər] , traveler noun [countable] TRAVEL someone who travels from one place to another, or to several different places by air, road, rail etc: • The most important thing for a business traveller is to get there on time.… … Financial and business terms