Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “shopping list”

shopping list

noun [C]    
COMMERCE a list of all the things you want to buy when you go shopping : Make a shopping list to prevent impulse buys .
a list of all the things that someone wants or needs : on sb's shopping list This deal was not the last UK acquisition on his shopping list .at the top of sb's shopping list The company hit the acquisition trail with old-style mail-order companies at the top of its shopping list . The European Commission this week sets out its shopping list for a March summit .
(Definition of shopping list noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of shopping list

Word of the Day

gastronomy

the art and knowledge involved in preparing and eating good food

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More