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shipper 1

Line breaks: ship|per
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪpə/

noun

A person or company that transports or receives goods by sea, land, or air.
Example sentences
  • The company has made it a thousand times easier to track shipments, by having shippers fill out airbills online.
  • Return address labels, pre-paid postage and integrated tracking are becoming more commonly provided by shippers.
  • They complete all procedural and documentation formalities involved in customs and port clearance on behalf of the shipper, and arrange for the warehousing of cargo before shipment.

Origin

Late Old English scipere 'sailor'. Current senses date from the mid 18th century.

Words that rhyme with shipper

Agrippa, chipper, clipper, dipper, equipper, flipper, gripper, hipper, kipper, nipper, Pippa, ripper, sipper, skipper, slipper, stripper, tipper, tripper, whipper, zipper

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shipper 2 Line breaks: ship|per
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪpə/

noun

informal
A person who supports or has a particular interest in a romantic pairing between two characters in a fictional series, often when such a relationship is not depicted in the series itself: I’m not a Snape/Hermione shipper this week’s finale was deeply satisfying for the Mary-Matthew shippers
More example sentences
  • I have to say, this was a hilariously evil thing for the writers to do to 100% of all the shippers.
  • He asked the crowd if there were any Jeff/Dean shippers in the audience.
  • Judging from the steamy season 6 promo, the relationship is bound to ruffle some shippers' feathers.

Origin

1990s: short for relationshipper, in same sense; originally with reference to writers of fan fiction concerning such relationships.

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