Meaning of shopman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʃɒpman/

nounplural noun shopmen

dated British
  • A male shop assistant or shopkeeper.

    • ‘In Hull, for example, five clerks plus a shopman, cashier, butcher, tailor, joiner, engineer and jeweller were amongst those fined for betting in 1884.’
    vendor, retailer, purveyor, shopkeeper, supplier, stockist, trader, merchant, dealer