shipper

1
[ ship-er ]
/ ˈʃɪp ər /

noun

a person who ships goods or makes shipments.

Nearby words

  1. shipmaster,
  2. shipmate,
  3. shipment,
  4. shipowner,
  5. shippable,
  6. shippie,
  7. shipping,
  8. shipping agent,
  9. shipping articles,
  10. shipping clerk

Origin of shipper

1
before 1100; 1745–55 for current sense; late Old English scipere sailor (not recorded in ME); see ship1, -er1

Related formsnon·ship·per, noun

shipper

2
[ ship-er ]
/ ˈʃɪp ər /

noun Slang.

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 shipper

2
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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