[ kuhm-par-uh-suhn-shop ]
/ kəmˈpær ə sənˌʃɒp /
verb (used without object), com·par·i·son-shopped, com·par·i·son-shop·ping.
to compare prices and quality of competing merchandise.
verb (used with object), com·par·i·son-shopped, com·par·i·son-shop·ping.
to compare prices and quality of merchandise in (competing stores) to determine the best value.
to compare prices and quality of (competing merchandise).
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Origin of comparison-shop
First recorded in 1965–70
Words nearby comparison-shop
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