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  1. a person who shops.
  2. comparison shopper.
  3. a retail buyer for another person or a business concern.
  4. a locally distributed newspaper of retail advertisements.
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Origin of shopper

First recorded in 1860–65; shop + -er1
Related formsnon·shop·per, noun
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Related Words for shopper

buyer, clientele, client, consumer, patron, prospect, browser, purchaser, window-shopper

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British Dictionary definitions for shopper


  1. a person who buys goods in a shop
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Word Origin and History for shopper


agent noun from shop (v.).

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