The buying of goods without planning to do so in advance, as a result of a sudden whim or impulse.
- 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.
impulse buy noun
- Example sentences
- Get more for less by learning to control your ' impulse buying '.
- At the shops earlier I suffered an impulse buy.
- In the, impulse areas near the register, where grocery stores put chewing gum, place items for gun-related impulse buys.
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