shopper

Definitions

  • Traders and shoppers gathered around a dog-cart
    Traders and shoppers gathered around a dog-cart
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shopper someone who visits stores in search of articles to buy
    • n shopper a commercial agent who shops at the competitor's store in order to compare their prices and merchandise with those of the store that employs her
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Close to fifty percent of Internet shoppers spend over five hours a week online
    • n Shopper One who shops.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The one extra room new-home shoppers want the most is the laundry room, at 95 percent. Only 66 percent of new-home buyers request an extra room to use as an office.
    • n shopper One who shops; one who visits shops for the purpose of buying or examining goods.
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Quotations

  • Harold Coffin
    Harold Coffin
    “A consumer is a shopper who is sore about something.”

Usage

In literature:

I'm a great little shopper.
"The Forester's Daughter" by Hamlin Garland
They were mostly early shoppers, however, or gentlemen riding to their offices.
"The Girl from Sunset Ranch" by Amy Bell Marlowe
At the store, she did her trading, and afterward remained loitering, as is the custom of shoppers in the region.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
As Christmas drew near, many a perplexed shopper came to her for "ideas," and all went away content.
"A Bookful of Girls" by Anna Fuller
Shoppers are incredibly nervous.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
They turned into the supermarket and mingled with the shoppers.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
Certain space in catalogue is devoted to giving instructions to shoppers by mail, and too much care cannot be exercised in their preparation.
"How Department Stores Are Carried On" by W. B. Phillips
San Benedicto was crowded with Saturday shoppers.
"Adolescents Only" by Irving E. Cox
Madge was a most conscientious shopper, and in the main a thoughtful elder sister.
"The Eagle's Nest" by S. E. Cartwright
He is now to be overwhelmed with feminine shoppers.
"Last Words" by Stephen Crane
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In news:

Black Friday Shoppers Up Early for Bargains.
HANNAFORD SHOPPERS EAT UP 'LOBSTAH DAY'.
Shoppers want alternatives to traditional carbonated soft drinks, and these days there are many options.
Wal-Mart imagines ever-changing social networks of in-store shoppers.
Consumers could use their mobile phones to reach other shoppers in a Wal-Mart.
Excite Inc has agreed to buy Netbot Inc, which makes software for finding and buying products on the Internet, for $35 million in stock, to attract more shoppers to the directory's site.
In 2004 Tina Kastana was working as a secret shopper in Ste-Rose, Quebec — she'd buy clothes.
Shoppers lined up and, in some cases, shopped extra early, to get in on the Black Friday sales.
Mannequins collect data on shoppers via facial -recognition software.
Early shoppers hit stores on Thanksgiving evening.
A shopper passes cartons of Coca-Cola in a grocery June 13, 2006 in Des Plaines, Ill.
In the Lab as Procter & Gamble Tries to Figure Out Pantene, Fickle Shampoo Shoppers and Other Marketing Mysteries.
Lots of holiday shoppers hit the stores, such as Toys R Us in New York's Times Square, on Thanksgiving night.
Kristie Firmin, a Savers shopper in Framingham, Mass.
Black Friday Shopper Uses Butt Crack Instead of Pepper Spray To Secure $2 Waffle Makers.
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In science:

Open to exploitation: American shoppers online and offline.
The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management
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