customer

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noun cus·tom·er \ˈkəs-tə-mər\

Definition of customer

  1. 1 :  one that purchases a commodity or service

  2. 2 :  an individual usually having some specified distinctive trait <a real tough customer>

Examples of customer in a sentence

  1. She is one of our best customers.

  2. She's a pretty cool customer.

Origin and Etymology of customer

Middle English custumer, from custume


First Known Use: 15th century



CUSTOMER Defined for English Language Learners

customer

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noun cus·tom·er \ˈkəs-tə-mər\

Definition of customer for English Language Learners

  • : someone who buys goods or services from a business

  • : a person who has a particular quality


CUSTOMER Defined for Kids

customer

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noun cus·tom·er \ˈkə-stə-mər\

Definition of customer for Students

  1. :  a person who buys from or uses the services of a company especially regularly


Law Dictionary

customer

noun cus·to·mer

Legal Definition of customer

  1. 1 :  a person or business that purchases a commodity or service

  2. 2a :  a person or entity having an account with a bank or on whose behalf the bank has agreed to collect items b :  a person or entity for whom an issuer issues a letter of credit



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