counterwoman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

counter +‎ woman

Noun[edit]

counterwoman (plural counterwomen)

  1. A woman who serves at a counter.
    • 2008 April 17, Cintra Wilson, “Little Hedge Fund on the Prairie”, in New York Times[1]:
      Noris, the Central American counterwoman, complimented me on my handbag —— a simple black patent thing by an obscure designer.