comparison shop

verb
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of comparison shop

: to compare prices (as of competing brands) in order to find the best value

comparison shopper

noun

Examples of comparison shop in a Sentence

  1. The Internet allows consumers to comparison shop with ease.

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First Known Use of comparison shop

1970

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COMPARISON SHOP Defined for English Language Learners

comparison shop

Definition of comparison shop for English Language Learners

  • : to compare items while shopping in order to see which one is the best or has the lowest price


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