- customer relationship management,
- customer's man,
Origin of customer
Examples from the Web for customer
The police suspect that the other unaccounted for 643,000 bitcoins, were removed from customer accounts via an unknown party.Japanese Bitcoin Heist ‘an Inside Job,’ Not Hackers Alone|Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky, Jake Adelstein|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For instance, Best Buy has over 40 million members in its customer loyalty program, Reward Zone.
One customer retooled a Nintendo Wii with its innards switched out for glued pennies.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Synchronoss only got paid when a customer activated on AT&T, so each of those jailbreakers was costing Synchronoss money.
Williamson stands by his record of rarely disappointing a customer when they are at a loss as to what suits them.
If he ceases to be a neighbour, he is still a benefactor and a customer.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Then she helped the customer match her sample until she had what she wanted.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store|Laura Lee Hope
I stood at the counter while Madame Lourbet served a customer, and then she turned to me.The Betrayal of John Fordham|B.L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
With him, ten was ten, eight eight—no matter who the customer was.Walter Pieterse|Multatuli
He did not notice that his face and manners caused many a customer to stare in astonishment.Bambi|Marjorie Benton Cooke
late 14c., "customs official;" later "buyer" (early 15c.), from Anglo-French custumer, from Medieval Latin custumarius, from Latin consuetudinarius (see custom (n.)). More generalized meaning "a person with whom one has dealings" emerged 1540s; that of "a person to deal with" (usually wth an adjective, tough, etc.) is by 1580s. In Shakespeare, the word also can mean "prostitute."
see ugly customer.