a person who shops.
a retail buyer for another person or a business concern.
a locally distributed newspaper of retail advertisements.

Origin of shopper

First recorded in 1860–65; shop + -er1
Related formsnon·shop·per, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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