window-shop


win·dow–shop

verb \ˈwin-dō-ˌshäp, -də-\

: to walk in front of stores and look at the products displayed in the windows without buying anything

Full Definition of WINDOW-SHOP

intransitive verb
:  to look at the displays in retail store windows without going inside the stores to make purchases
win·dow–shop·per noun

First Known Use of WINDOW-SHOP

1922

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