salesy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sales +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

salesy (comparative more salesy, superlative most salesy)

  1. (colloquial) Characteristic of the language or techniques used to sell goods and services; especially, resembling a hard sell; pushy.
    • 1998, Art Sobczak, How to Sell More, in Less Time, with No Rejection:
      In my research I saw this old, tired, salesy technique in a book (which by the way had a sticker on it that read, “Rated #1 best business book in America today—Success Today", whoever they are), and the next day I heard it from a salesperson []
    • 2011, R. Scott Corbett, How to Make Money with Email Marketing
      Don't irritate with grossly irrelevant or overly salesy messages.

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