Definition of “travelling salesman” - English Dictionary


“travelling salesman” in Business English

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travelling salesmannoun [ C ]

old-fashioned US traveling salesman uk us COMMERCE

someone whose job is to travel to different places, trying to persuade people to buy their company's goods, taking orders, etc:

He made his money as a travelling salesman.

(Definition of “travelling salesman” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)