- a person who ships goods or makes shipments.
Origin of shipper1
- a person who discusses, writes about, or takes an interest in a romantic relationship between fictional characters, whether or not the romance actually exists in the original book, show, etc.: Harry Potter/Hermione Granger shippers.
Origin of shipper2
First recorded in 1995–2000; shortening of earlier relationshipper (in the same sense)
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Examples from the Web for shipper
The Memphis shipper gets his check for $4,840, and is out of the transaction.Elements of Foreign Exchange
From a successful trawler he had become a successful fish-packer and shipper.The Harbor of Doubt
The shipper must be the loser unless he can show that it was caused by the negligence of the carrier.
Very likely the shipper would say to the agent: "This is expensive; I wish you to take it as it is."
You would have to rely wholly on the honesty of the shipper.Commercial Law</p>
Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
- a person or company in the business of shipping freight
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