from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who visits stores in search of merchandise or bargains.
  • noun A commercial agent who compares the merchandise and prices of competing merchants.
  • noun A commercial employee who fills mail or telephone orders.
  • noun A newspaper containing advertisements and some local news, usually distributed free.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who shops; one who visits shops for the purpose of buying or examining goods.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who shops.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who shops.
  • noun A free local newspaper containing advertisements for local shops etc; sometimes includes discount coupons.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who visits stores in search of articles to buy
  • noun 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


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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