Verboticism: Shopressor

'Are you just browsing?'

DEFINITION: n. An overbearing or pushy salesperson who makes you want to leave a store rather than look around and buy something. v. To aggressively sell something to someone who doesn't want it.

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Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: shop-res-er

Sentence: Kevin was so excited about the prospect of someone buying one of his hand made silk shirts, that he unfortunately morphed from laid back salesman to fidgety shopressor.

Etymology: shop (to buy merchandise) + oppressor (someone who puts pressure on others)

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