Definitions

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  • v. To spend too much time or money shopping.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ shop

Examples

  • When people feel blue, for instance, they tend to both overshop and — speaking of emotional, irrational behavior — overpay, by as much as 300 percent compared to when they are not depressed, as scientists led by behavioral economist Jennifer Lerner of Harvard reported this year.

    Inside the Shopping Brain

  • People overshop because they're lonely, bored, angry, they're trying to deal with a loss or they want to belong to an appearance-obsessed culture.

    Shopaholics’ Dilemma

  • It begins with examining why they impulsively overshop and what are triggers and consequences of that behavior.

    CNN.com

  • Tips to keep you feeling good even if you overshop, overspend and overeat

    Edmonton Sun

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