[ shop-win-doh ]
/ ˈʃɒpˌwɪn doʊ /


a window used for display of merchandise.

Nearby words

  1. shopping precinct,
  2. shopping-bag lady,
  3. shopsoiled,
  4. shoptalk,
  5. shopwalker,
  6. shopworn,
  7. shoran,
  8. shore,
  9. shore bird,
  10. shore bug

Origin of shopwindow

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at shop, window Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for shopwindow

  • One of these appears in nearly every shopwindow and over nearly every shopdoor.

    Europe Revised|Irvin S. Cobb
  • She had set her heart on a silk mantelet marked thirteen francs, which she had seen in a shopwindow.

    L'Assommoir|Emile Zola