Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the habits and manners of a shopman.

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

  • adjective Having the appearance or qualities of a shopkeeper, or shopman.

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

  • adjective dated Having the appearance or qualities of a shopkeeper.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

shop +‎ -ish

Examples

  • It was considered proper and in keeping with the times to have window displays, but it was considered improper and out of keeping with the traditions of Fortune, East and Sabre to present more than the extreme minimum of shoppish appearance.

    If Winter Comes

  • Stepping through the Sixth Circle of Cool, we entered a large op-shoppish emporium staffed by a sullen, sideburned salesgirl who couldn't speak because her lip-piercing had become tangled with her nose-piercing like a Chinese magic ring trick.

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