Meaning of “shopping” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] us uk /ˈʃɒpɪŋ/

A1 the activity of buying things from shops:

I love shopping.
a shopping basket/UK trolley/US cart

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A2 the things that you buy from a shop or shops:

Can you help me unpack the shopping?
a shopping bag
From the contents of his shopping basket, I deduced that he was single.
→ See also window shopping

(Definition of “shopping” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)