Definition of impulse buying in English:

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impulse buying


The buying of goods without planning to do so in advance, as a result of a sudden whim or impulse.
Example sentences
  • Is that something like impulse buying at the supermarket?
  • Big savings can be made by curtailing impulse buying and tracking every expense and interest rate charge, creating a budget plan and sticking to it.
  • When sales shopping, Sally advises against impulse buying - that's how mistakes are made.

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Syllabification: im·pulse buy·ing

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