Businessman vs Salesman - What's the difference?

businessman | salesman |


As nouns the difference between businessman and salesman

is that businessman is a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution while salesman is a man whose job it is to sell things, either in a shop / store or elsewhere.

businessman

Noun

(businessmen)
  • a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution
  • Synonyms

    * businessperson

    salesman

    English

    Noun

    (salesmen)
  • A man whose job it is to sell things, either in a shop / store or elsewhere.
  • Antonyms

    * saleswoman

    Hypernyms

    * salesperson * seller * vendor

    Derived terms

    * salesmanship * travelling salesman * travelling salesman problem