Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who shops.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. someone who visits stores in search of articles to buy
  • n. 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

Etymologies

to shop + -er (Wiktionary)

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