paying customer


: a customer who buys something
We're trying to attract more paying customers through our website.

Examples of paying customer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People with even minimal access to such a network—say a paying customer, a low-level employee, or an attacker who has already gained limited entry—can exploit the vulnerabilities to infect connected devices with a malicious UEFI. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 17 Jan. 2024 Advertisement More than two hours passed before the next paying customer. Hailey Branson-Potts, Los Angeles Times, 16 Dec. 2023 His former teammate, Trevor Bauer, certainly learned an athlete reaches a point where his conduct cancels out his talent, where the paying customer cannot bear the sight of him in uniform, regardless of worth to the team. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, 4 Sep. 2023 The consensus was that the city’s Black entrepreneurs cared more about clout chasing than customer service and refused to treat anyone who was not a celebrity with the respect due to a paying customer. Keyaira Boone, Essence, 2 Nov. 2023 The single paying customer does all the heavy lifting, washing and then reading a scene, and Feldman himself judges your cleaning-vs.-emoting skills. Peter Marks, Washington Post, 7 Sep. 2023 Shoffner, the only paying customer on the flight, is a businessman, aviator, and STEM advocate who was born in Alaska and currently resides in Knoxville, Tennessee. Jamie Groh, USA TODAY, 5 Sep. 2023 This is largely because Virgin Galactic has yet to fly a single paying customer into space. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, 24 Feb. 2023 Stores know that not all customers will purchase an item but that providing a reasonable level of assistance will increase the chance of converting a window shopper into a paying customer. Jacobina Martin, Washington Post, 10 Mar. 2023

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“Paying customer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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