\\ˈkau̇ntə(r)+ˌ-\ noun
Etymology: counter (I) + jumper
: a store clerk

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/kown"teuhr jum'peuhr/, n. Slang (older use).
a clerk in a retail store.
[1820-30; COUNTER1 + JUMPER1]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Counterjumper — Coun ter*jump er (koun t[ e]r j?mp ?r), n. A salesman in a shop; a shopman; used contemptuously. [Slang] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • counterjumper — /kown teuhr jum peuhr/, n. Slang (older use). a clerk in a retail store. [1820 30; COUNTER1 + JUMPER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Counterjumper — salesperson at a counter …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • counterjumper — Australian Slang salesperson at a counter …   English dialects glossary

  • counterjumper — n. salesclerk, clerk in a retail store …   English contemporary dictionary

  • counterjumper — count·er·jumper …   English syllables

  • counterjumper — /ˈkaʊntədʒʌmpə/ (say kowntuhjumpuh) noun Colloquial (derogatory) a salesperson at a counter. {counter1 + jumper1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Servant — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Servant >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 subject subject liegeman Sgm: N 1 servant servant retainer follower henchman servitor domestic menial help lady help employe …   English dictionary for students

  • salesperson — n 1. salesman, shopman, saleswoman, saleslady, salesgirl, shopgirl; clerk, salesclerk, Sl. counterjumper; seller, vendor, middleman, agent; traveling salesman, U.S. drummer, door to door salesman, solicitor; Fuller Brush man, Avon lady …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • seller — n merchant, retailer, shopkeeper, storekeeper, tradesman, trader, businessman, wholesaler, jobber; salesperson, salesman, saleswoman, saleslady, salesgirl, shopman, shopgirl, salesclerk, clerk, Sl. counterjumper; vendor, peddler, hawker, huckster …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder