Definition of Counterman

1. Noun. Someone who attends a counter (as in a diner).

Exact synonyms: Counterperson, Counterwoman
Specialized synonyms: Soda Jerk, Soda Jerker
Generic synonyms: Server, Waiter



Definition of Counterman

1. n. A man who attends at the counter of a shop to sell goods.

Definition of Counterman

1. Noun. (American English) A man who serves behind a counter, especially in a diner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Counterman

1. [n COUNTERMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterman

counterirritates
counterirritating
counterirritation
counterirritations
counterjab
counterjabs
counterjumper
counterjumpers
counterkilling
counterkillings
counterknowledge
counterless
counterlike
counterline
counterlines
counterman (current term)
countermand
countermandable
countermanded
countermanding
countermands
countermanifesto
countermanifestos
countermarch
countermarched
countermarches
countermarching
countermark
countermarked
countermarking

Literary usage of Counterman

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1. Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"Art signalled the counterman for their bill. The counterman waved distractedly in the manner of a harried restaurateur dealing with his regulars, ..."

2. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1896)
"... with board and lodging; a first-counterman from 24s to 35s, or from 14s to 25s with board and lodging ; a second-counterman from 20s to 25s, ..."

3. Report of the Committee on Inquiry Into the Departments of Health, Charities by New York (N.Y.). Board of estimate and apportionment. Committee on inquiry into the Departments of health, charities, and Bellevue and allied hospitals, George McAneny, Henry Collier Wright (1913)
"... but should have no direct care of patients, such as: Boilerman Chambermaid counterman Elevator Attendant Food Runner General Service,girl Laboratory ..."

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