Definition of customer
1 : one that purchases a commodity or service The customer used a credit card for the purchase.
2 : an individual usually having some specified distinctive trait a real tough customer … let me give you the advice of an old and world-weary customer. — Flannery O'Connor
Examples of customer in a Sentence
She is one of our best customers.
She's a pretty cool customer.
Recent Examples of customer from the Web
Tesla founder Elon Musk tweeted late Sunday night about a handover party for the first 30 customers who will receive their Model 3s on July 28.
Hundreds of people lined up outside dispensaries that opened from 12 a.m. to 3 a.m. and had to turn away customers like Deneal.
In recent years, a slew of new personalized box shopping services have come in to help their customers navigate all the different categories of workwear—
The company fabricates stone, such as marble and granite for use in counter tops, flooring, paving and fountains, with customers primarily being hotels and resorts, according to a letter to the village from a law firm representing the company.
Centene, which covers 1.2 million customers through the exchanges, will market its Missouri insurance policies under the Ambetter name.
Via both a Brooklyn storefront and an eBay shop – which has allowed Schiano to reach customers around the world and break seven figures in annual revenue –
Two customers at each gym were diagnosed with Legionnaire's disease.
Energy-efficiency rebates are available to commercial and residential BGE customers through the utility's Smart Energy Savers Program.
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CUSTOMER Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of customer for Students
: a person who buys from or uses the services of a company especially regularly
Legal Definition of customer
1 : a person or business that purchases a commodity or service
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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