Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

hypermarket

[hahy-per-mahr-kit]
noun Chiefly British.
  1. a combined supermarket and department store.
Show More

Origin of hypermarket

1965–70; hyper- + market, translation of French hypermarché, on the model of supermarché supermarket
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for hypermarket

hypermarket

noun
  1. British a huge self-service store, usually built on the outskirts of a town
Show More

Word Origin

C20: translation of French hypermarché
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012