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shipper

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[ ship-er ]
/ ˈʃɪp ər /
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noun

a person who ships goods or makes shipments.

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Origin of shipper

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before 1100; 1745–55 for current sense; late Old English scipere sailor (not recorded in ME); see ship1, -er1
non·ship·per, noun

Definition for shipper (2 of 2)

shipper2
[ ship-er ]
/ ˈʃɪp ər /

noun Slang.

a person who discusses, writes about, or hopes for a romantic relationship between fictional characters, as in fan fiction, or between famous people, whether or not the romance actually exists in the book, show, etc., or in real life: Harry Potter/Hermione Granger shippers.

Origin of shipper

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First recorded in 1995–2000; shortening of earlier relationshipper (in the same sense)
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British Dictionary definitions for shipper

shipper
/ (ˈʃɪpə) /

noun

a person or company in the business of shipping freight
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