Definition of shopping in English:

shopping

Syllabification: shop·ping
Pronunciation: /ˈSHäpiNG
 
/

noun

[often as modifier]
1The purchasing of goods from stores: a busy shopping area
More example sentences
  • An additional escalator will be installed to take people up to the new shopping area.
  • The centre is a big part of Bradford's shopping area so it isn't good that some shops are empty.
  • A power cut on the busiest shopping day of the week affected both businesses and residents in Kendal.
1.1Goods bought from stores, especially food and household goods: I unloaded all the shopping
More example sentences
  • The only evidence of them staying up late was the bags of shopping that were on the table.
  • Coming the other direction were loads of people all carrying huge bags of shopping and duvets bought at Morrisons.
  • She was seen heaving heavy bags of shopping through the Christmas crowds in North London three days after giving birth to her first child.

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